Have guns become an American idol?
In the January 2013 Sojourners commentary “9mm Golden Calves,”  gun owner and retired pastor James E. Atwood explores this question and proposes ways to stem senseless gun violence.
View a sampling of some of the mass shootings that have occurred in the U.S. since the tragic Columbine school shooting in 1999. (Click on the blue markers below for more information.)
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Elaina Ramsey is assistant editor of Sojourners.