Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Gun Violence Prevention
The House Takes a Step towards Banning Guns for Domestic Abusers
Posted on Monday July 27, 2015
Last week, Congress moved closer to passing legislation preventing domestic abusers and stalkers from purchasing or possessing guns, as Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI-12) and Rep. Robert Dold (R-IL-10) introduced the Zero Tolerance for Domestic Abusers Act (H.R. 3130). The bipartisan bill would close a loophole in federal law that allows some perpetrators of domestic violence […]
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Searching for Words After the Unspeakable
Posted on Monday June 22, 2015
By Micah Feinstein Charleston, South Carolina is a quaint coastal city where many families, like mine, head for a reinvigorating weekend escape. Similarly, a house of worship is where one goes to find solace in times of need. On Wednesday night, June 17, 2015, a single gunman shot through this idyllic safe haven, opening fire on […]
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.