The 2014 National Gun Violence Sabbath Weekend is March 13-16
Places of worship across the nation are joining the Washington National Cathedral and Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence to remember those who have lost their lives to gunfire and to continue the discussion on how communities of faith can work together to help reduce gun violence.
How Your Senators Voted on Expanded Background Checks
The vote on the Manchin-Toomey expanded background check amendment put the United States Senate "on record" and now America knows where they stand. As the President stated right after the vote, this was "just round one" and it's now up to the American people to respond.
Be The Wind at Congress’ Back
Tragedies continue nearly a year after Newtown and with no action taken by Congress. Help keep the pressure on by sending regular check-in messages to your representative and senator.
National faith leaders call on Congress to act on gun violence
Check out a vide recap of the event, and read the letter sent to Congress.
Universal Background Checks
Universal background checks via the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) should be utilized in every gun sale, including guns sold online, at gun shows, and through private sales.
Ban High-Capacity Assault Weapons and Ammo Cartridges
There is no legitimate self-defense or sporting purpose for these military-style, high-capacity weapons and magazines. They are, however, the weapons of choice for those who want to shoot and kill a large amount of people quickly.
Gun trafficking should be made a federal crime
Currently, prosecutions only happen through a law that prohibits selling guns without a federal license, which carries the same punishment as trafficking chicken or livestock.