Bishops United Against Gun Violence: Our Work So Far

2023 marked the 10th year of witness, worship and advocacy for Bishops United Against Gun Violence.

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Finding Solutions Together: Bishop Mark Beckwith Talks with Angela Ferrell-Zabala

Recently Bishop Mark Beckwith, a founding co-convener of Bishops United Against Gun Violence, talked with Angela Ferrell-Zabala, the first executive director of Moms Demand Action, the largest grassroots gun violence prevention network.

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2023 Advocacy Gathering in Washington D.C.

On May 17 and 18, the Bishops United Against Gun Violence network hosted gun violence prevention advocates from across the Episcopal Church for a gathering in Washington D.C. Participants learned from and built relationships with advocates working against the twin epidemics of gun violence and racism.

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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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Doing Our Part: How Episcopalians Can Respond to Gun Violence in Our Communities and States

In 2022, Bishops United Against Gun Violence held a meeting about what Episcopalians can do in our states to limit the damage of the recent Supreme Court ruling on conceal carry laws; realize the promise of the proposed new federal gun safety law; and respond when gun violence happens in our communities and states.