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Faiths United Calls for Morals Over Politics on Gun Control
Originally Posted: 01/22/2013 - 11:02am | Type: Press

January 15, 2013 Sojo in the News Anamika Roy ...

Faith Groups Call For Action On Gun Violence
Originally Posted: 01/17/2013 - 1:48pm | Type: Press

January 15, 2013 Sojo in the News WFMD ...

Faiths United To Prevent Gun Violence
Originally Posted: 01/17/2013 - 1:44pm | Type: Press

January 15, 2013 Sojo in the News Mel Fabrikant ...

Clergy Demand An End To Gun Violence
Originally Posted: 01/17/2013 - 1:34pm | Type: Press

January 15, 2013 Sojo in the News Jaweed Kaleem ...

Faith community targets guns
Originally Posted: 01/17/2013 - 1:30pm | Type: Press

January 17, 2013 http://washingtonjewishweek.com/main.asp?SectionID=4&SubSectionID=4&ArticleID=18700 ...

Catholics unite for new gun control measures
Originally Posted: 01/17/2013 - 1:27pm | Type: Press

January 15, 2013 Sojo in the News Joshua J. McElwee ...

O'Malley promises gun control legislation in Md.
Originally Posted: 01/17/2013 - 1:20pm | Type: Press

January 14, 2013 Sojo in the News Brian Witte ...

Analysis: Move on assault weapons creates risks for Obama
Originally Posted: 01/17/2013 - 11:24am | Type: Press

January 15, 2013 Andy Sullivan Reuters ...

The NRA's Dangerous Theology
Originally Posted: 03/15/2013 - 9:33am | Type: Blog

NRA's Wayne LaPierre's statement is at the heart of the problem of gun violence in America today — not just because it is factually flawed, which of course it is, but also because it is morally mista ...

Obama, Biden Announce Gun Violence Reduction Plan
Originally Posted: 03/15/2013 - 9:34am | 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. ...

Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Difference Between Power and Violence
Originally Posted: 03/15/2013 - 9:35am | Type: Blog

What recommendations can the president implement through executive order? Can an assault weapons ban pass Congress? Will victims and gun safety advocates be able to persuade Congress to pass meaningful legisla ...

Religious Coalition Takes on the Gun Lobby
Originally Posted: 03/15/2013 - 9:35am | 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 - 3:01pm | 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 ...

What We Parents Must Do
Originally Posted: 03/15/2013 - 9:42am | 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. ...

MAP: Deadly Rampages
Originally Posted: 12/12/2012 - 3:09pm | Type: Magazine Article

Elaina Ramsey A tragic look at some of the U.S. mass shootings since Columbine. Have guns become an American ...

Seeking the Peace of the City
Originally Posted: 10/10/2012 - 9:02am | Type: Magazine Article

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

Poll: Religious Groups Divided on Gun Control, But United Against Guns in Churches
Originally Posted: 08/15/2012 - 2:42pm | Type: Blog

After the movie theater massacre in Aurora, Colo., and a deadly shooting at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis., Americans are divided on gun control, and within certain religious groups, attitudes are far from a ...

Protecting Children From Gun Violence
Originally Posted: 06/05/2012 - 11:13am | Type: Blog

Marian Wright Edelman and the Children's Defense Fund remind us in Protect Children Not Guns 2012 that 5,740 children and teens were killed by guns in 2008 and 2009. The e-ma ...

A Hymn Celebrating God's Creation
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

This hymn was originally used for the dedication of the 180 solar panels on the sanctuary of Limestone Presbyterian Church in Wilmington, Delaware where I am the co-pastor. This h ...

Our Persistent Reach for the American Dream
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

We set aside a national holiday to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. because he welded an ethos of agape love onto the founding principles of the United States. We set aside a nati ...

Friday Links Round Up: Dutch Winter. Chinese Mothers. Martin Luther King Jr.
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

Dutch Winter. Chinese Mothers. Martin Luther King Jr. Here's a little round up of links from around the web you may have missed this week:</p> Dutch Winter. Chinese Mot ...

God, We Have Heard It: A Hymn Lamenting Gun Violence
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

<em>[<strong>Editors' note: </strong>Below is a hymn written by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette lamenting gun violence. We hope you find it helpful in light of the shootings in Arizona.]</em ...

Friday Links Round-Up
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

Here's a little round-up of links from the web you may have missed this week:</p> Here's a little round-up of links from the web you may have missed this week: ...

One More Gun Death Too Many -- and Three Things You Can Do About It
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://jamiemoffett.com"></a>At about midnight we heard the shots ring out. My friend ran to the door and I heard him yell, "Shane, a kid has been shot, come down.& ...

Saving Kansas City, One (Green) Step at a Time
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Troost Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri, has been dividing rich and poor, black and white, jobless and employed in this city since the days of Jim Crow when it was a legal line of segregation. ...

One Day, I Will Join the NRA
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>This week, The New York Times ran an <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/10/opinion/10wed2.html?_r=1&amp;oref=slogin">editorial </a>about H.R. 6691, follow-up legislation ...

'Meaner Streets' in D.C.
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:17pm | Type: Blog

Even though we don't often weigh in on local D.C. Even though we don't often weigh in on local D.C. political issues, the Sojourners policy team made an exception on a n ...