Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Gun Violence Prevention
Despite Setbacks, Work to End Gun Violence Continues
Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015
Continuing the same trend we’ve seen over many months, Congress has not made progress to address the crisis of gun violence, but federal inaction hasn’t stopped states from enacting their own laws. In Oregon, Governor Kate Brown signed into law the Oregon Firearms Safety Act, which will make background checks universal on all gun sales […]
NFTY and the RAC Partner with Broad-Based Gun Safety Coalition for “Wear Orange” Campaign
Posted on Friday May 15, 2015
On Thursday, the 15th anniversary of the historic Million Mom March, NFTY and the RAC announced that we would be founding partners in “Wear Orange” (www.WearOrange.org), a new campaign to reduce gun violence in America. The campaign honors the 88 Americans whose lives are cut short by gun violence every day — and the countless […]
The Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act would close dangerous loopholes that still allow some convicted domestic abusers and stalkers to access firearms, putting victims of domestic abuse at risk.
These resources include text studies, educational materials, and even table-tents to introduce a discussion on policy, moral values around gun violence, or coping with tragedy in your congregations and communities.