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Jewish Leaders Push Plans To End Gun Violence
Originally Posted: 01/17/2013 - 11:55am | Type: Press

January 16, 2013 Sojo in the News Jewish Telegraphic Agency ...

Faith Communities Step Up Against Gun Violence
Originally Posted: 01/17/2013 - 11:52am | Type: Press

January 14, 2013 Sojo in the News Sally Steenland ...

Obama, Biden Announce Gun Violence Reduction Plan
Originally Posted: 03/15/2013 - 10:34am | Type: Blog

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden announced today a comprehensive four-point plan to address gun violence in the wake of mass shootings in Newtown, Conn., and Aurora, Colo. ...

Religious Coalition Takes on the Gun Lobby
Originally Posted: 03/15/2013 - 10:35am | Type: Blog

Dozens of the nation’s faith leaders said on Tuesday that they’re ready to take on the gun lobby and demanded that politicians take quick and concrete steps to stem gun violence. ...

A New Year
Originally Posted: 01/03/2013 - 4:01pm | Type: Blog

Don’t forget the time you just had with your children and those family and friends you have spent these last days with. And let’s remember that these closest relationships are so very important. Let this be a ...

Churches under fire for using gun classes as outreach
Originally Posted: 01/16/2013 - 5:20pm | Type: Press

December 19, 2012 Sojo in the News Greg Horton ...

One Last Christmas Gift
Originally Posted: 12/27/2012 - 1:14pm | Type: Blog

I look forward to another year of ministry with your help and your support. Bless you and your families in these special days of time together. The year has been a busy and ch ...

Evangelicals' Answer to Newtown Should Be Evangelism
Originally Posted: 03/15/2013 - 10:38am | Type: Blog

Absent from all of this analysis is any consideration of our own failure to do exactly what evangelicals should be all about: Evangelism, in the form of reaching out and giving meaning to lost souls like the l ...

What We Parents Must Do
Originally Posted: 03/15/2013 - 10:42am | Type: Blog

Our deepest question now is whether what happed on Friday — and what has focused the attention of the entire nation — will touch the nation’s soul or just make headlines for a few days. ...

4 Things We Should Be Talking About Before Nov. 6
Originally Posted: 10/31/2012 - 11:29am | Type: Blog

Poverty. Guns. . Drones. Climate change. Bring up any of those issues and watch the candidates make a quick nod of concern and then scamper away from any specifics As the winds an ...

Seeking the Peace of the City
Originally Posted: 10/10/2012 - 10:02am | Type: Magazine Article

Julienne Gage Faith communities work to stem the flow of guns to criminals. ON A WARM evening this June, a gr ...

Court Upholds Georgia Ban on Guns in Church
Originally Posted: 07/24/2012 - 3:14pm | Type: Blog

A federal appeals court has upheld Georgia’s ban on bringing guns into places of worship. The Rev. Jonathan Wilkins, a Baptist pastor, and a gun-rights group had argued that church members should have the right to carry guns into worship serv ...

Is Gun Control a Religious Issue?
Originally Posted: 07/23/2012 - 6:06pm | Type: Blog

Of all the controversies that have followed in the bloody wake of the July 20 shooting rampage in Aurora, Colo., few have provided such a clarifying insight into the moral tensions and contradictions in Americ ...

In Wake of Aurora Shootings, Mayor Bloomberg Challenges Candidates on Gun Control
Originally Posted: 07/23/2012 - 12:36pm | Type: Blog

ThinkProgress reports on Mayor Bloomberg's comments on the subject of gun control. ThinkProgress reports on Mayor Bloomberg's comments on the subject of gun cont ...

Colorado Massacre: Faith Leaders Call for Prayer, Tighter Gun Control
Originally Posted: 07/20/2012 - 5:15pm | Type: Blog

President Obama and his likely GOP challenger Mitt Romney called for prayers and reflection after a deadly shooting at a Colorado movie theater, while liberal religious leaders called for stricter gun control ...

Support Increasing for Gun Rights, Same-Sex Marriage
Originally Posted: 04/26/2012 - 10:57am | Type: Blog

There is more support for both gun rights and gay marriage in this election cycle than in the previous two, according to a new survey from Pew Research Center for the People & the Press. ...

Please Allow Me to Introduce Myself...
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 5:14pm | Type: Blog

They call me ..."God Girl."* And I'll be your new tour guide here at God's Politics. Some of you may know me by my more official byline, Cathleen Falsani. I've been a contributing edi ...

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords: Speaking for the Soul
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

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