The Common Good

Results for gun violence prevention

Our Brother's Keeper
Originally Posted: 06/17/2013 - 5:36pm | Type: Blog

In the fourth chapter of Genesis, after the proverbial “fall” of humanity, two brothers stand in a field. Cain is a farmer — Abel, a herdsman. Both bring offerings from their labor to God, but Abel brings his ...

Furious with Senate, Activists Go After the Roots of Gun Culture
Originally Posted: 04/26/2013 - 1:40pm | Type: Blog

The Senate’s vote against background checks shows that public opinion is not the driving — or defining — force behind America’s gun culture. In fact, to find that force, you don’t have to look any farther than ...

Green Pastures and Valleys of Death
Originally Posted: 04/22/2013 - 3:49pm | Type: Blog

Last week was one in which what God envisions for our world seemed so very, very far away. Last week was one in which what God envisions for our world seemed so very, very far a ...

Our Nation's Graveyard: Clergy Demand Gun Control at National Mall
Originally Posted: 04/12/2013 - 11:07am | Type: Blog

Clergy from California to Connecticut created a makeshift graveyard symbolizing victims of gun violence on the National Mall on Thursday as they exhorted Congress to pass legislation to limit access to firearm ...

Faith Leaders Speak Out to Reduce Gun Violence
Originally Posted: 03/15/2013 - 2:42pm | Type: Blog

Driven by our moral call to protect each member of our society, people of faith have been outspoken about the need to craft meaningful legislation to reduce gun violence. This week, Mayors Against Illegal Gun ...