We have a moral obligation to address gun violence

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.

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Praying for an End to Gun Violence: A Service of Lament, Hope and Resolve

One week before Election Day, on Tuesday, October 27 at 5 pm Eastern, join Bishops United Against Gun Violence online for Praying for an End to Gun Violence: A Service of Lament, Hope and Resolve.

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Witnessing to the God of Life: A Letter from Bishops United

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.

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Ending gun violence and anti-Semitism

We call on our dioceses, churches, and all people of goodwill to decry and work to eradicate racist hatred, white supremacy, anti-Semitism, and vilification of the “other” that perpetuates violence.

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Public Witness at General Convention

Bishops United Against Gun Violence sponsored a prayerful public witness event during the church’s 79th General Convention.

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March for Our Lives

On March 24, 2018, members of Bishops United Against Gun Violence took to the streets of Washington D.C. and cities and towns across the country. The March for Our Lives events were led by young people demanding that their lives and safety become a priority, and for an end to gun violence.

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