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Gun Violence Prevention

Read the latest updates and learn more about gun violence prevention through a Reform Jewish perspective.

Gun Violence Prevention

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Gun Violence Prevention

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Gun Violence Prevention

The Modern Plagues of Inequality
Posted on Thursday April 02, 2015

On Passover, we remember the ten plagues that were put upon the Egyptian people. Thousands of years later, modern-day plagues of inequality should ignite contemporary responses to combat these injustices. Many of the most vulnerable members of our society are disproportionately affected; they cannot be “passed over” or ignored, especially during this important holiday. As […]

Remembering the Chapel Hill Shooting
Posted on Friday February 13, 2015

I didn’t know Deah, Yusor, or Razan, so my grief over the past few days is not as immediate as their friends, family, and acquaintances, for whom I wish comfort in the wake of this unspeakable tragedy. I’ve found myself going through stages of anger, depression, and guilt recently. Even though I did not know […]

L’Taken Participant Reflects on Losses Due to Gun Violence
Posted on Tuesday December 30, 2014

At the last L’Taken seminar, Connecticut students spoke to staff from the offices of Senator Chris Murphy, Senator Richard Blumenthal and Representative Jim Himes to share why gun violence prevention is important to them as Jews, as Americans, and as young people. Lee Winters, who came to L’Taken along with his confirmation class at Temple B’nai […]

New Survey Highlights Challenges and Opportunities for Gun Violence Prevention Legislation
Posted on Monday December 22, 2014

Earlier in December, the Pew Research Center came out with a new poll on Americans’ attitudes on guns. The survey, Pew’s first on the issue since January 2013, showed an overall gain in support for “gun rights” over “gun control” over the past two years. Some of the main takeaways are below: 52% say it’s […]

The RAC's downloadable Community Gun Violence Prevention Resource Guide includes text studies and educational materials to introduce a discussion on policy, moral values, and gun violence to your congregation or community. 

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