Tag: gun control

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    Interfaith groups organize against gun violence; Dorothy Day; Sikh children learn to tie their turbans. More

    March 14, 2014 | Comments

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    In the year since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, many religious groups and interfaith organizations have advocated for more gun restrictions. More

    March 14, 2014 | Comments

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    View a photo gallery of a pilgrimage organized by Episcopalians to mark the start of Holy Week in Washington. They walked “to challenge the violence in our world” and to support gun legislation reform. More

    March 26, 2013 | Comments

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    “We saw the president as the one who would bring us together as a country, and what we learned in the first administration is that we were not yet ready to be that country,” says Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington. More

    January 18, 2013 | Comments

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    Three religious leaders continue their conversation about the mood of the country as President Obama’s second inaugural approaches and consider the crisis of gun violence and the inability of American society to deal with conflict. Violence, says theology professor Harold Dean Trulear, is “who we are as Americans.” More

    January 18, 2013 | Comments

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    Watch a panel of reporters discuss the most significant religion and ethics news of 2012. More

    December 20, 2012 | Comments

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    The real tragedy of the shooting in Newtown, Connecticut “is that it reflects America’s careless gun laws and the careless words that surround them. The outrageous notion that ‘guns don’t kill people; people kill people’ exemplifies this carelessness.” More

    December 17, 2012 | Comments

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    National religion reporter David Gibson says a faith-versus-works debate is underway over the Colorado shooting. Does evil just happen, or can we repair the world? More

    July 27, 2012 | Comments

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    “If the criminals have guns, then we need to have them,” says Pastor Russ Tenhoff of the Safe Harbor Ministry in Baltimore. But other religious leaders say they are working to prevent guns from getting into the hands of the wrong people. More

    April 8, 2011 | Comments

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    Faith communities have an important role to play, says Paul Helmke, president of the Brady Campaign Against Gun Violence, in raising moral issues about gun laws and policies. More

    January 21, 2011 | Comments

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