Bishops United Against Gun Violence, a network of nearly 100 Episcopal Church bishops, urges our cities, states and nation to adopt policies and pass legislation that will reduce the number of people in the United States killed and wounded by gunfire.
On July 22, Bishops United Against Gun Violence issued a letter calling Episcopalians to resist the pandemic gun violence surge by voting for candidates of both parties who support sensible gun reforms and by ensuring access to voting. “As Christians, we know that Jesus tells us not to be afraid,” the letter reads.
Two years ago on Ash Wednesday, unthinkable news from Parkland, Florida, punctuated our Lenten prayers and forced us once again to repent of our nation’s sinful refusal to end the epidemic of gun violence. Yesterday, on another Ash Wednesday, that epidemic claimed six lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Again this year, our Lenten journey must begin... Read more »