Tag Archives: gun violence prevention

Column: Jewish Community Must Assume a Stronger Role Lobbying for Gun-Safety Laws

protect people not guns

It is no revelation that stricter federal laws are needed that would require universal background checks and limit if not ban sales of assault weapons, and those controlling Congress refuse to do anything about it. Yet the ADL neglects to incorporate gun-safety laws into its recommendations.

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Remembering the 10th Anniversary of Sandy Hook and Too Many Others

In the wake of yet another mass murder in Colorado, Club Q in Colorado Springs, as well as other recent mass murders, at the University of Virginia and a Walmart in Virginia, this Dec. 14th marks the 10th anniversary of the Sandy Hook school massacre that galvanized so many of us into action.

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Bonai Shalom’s Working Groups Statement on Recent Events

We are not powerless against this crisis, and we are obligated to take action to honor those who have lost their lives in this senseless, and in so many cases, preventable bloodshed. There are a number of actions that members of our community can take. 

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Column: After Pittsburgh and Atlanta, Senate Rules Still Threaten Gun-Control Bills

It is a relief to learn that the nearly 10 million Americans who live in Arizona, Montana and West Virginia feel safe from gun violence. Three Democratic senators from these states will not take all necessary steps to pass two gun-control bills that the House of Representatives approved last Thursday.

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Wear Orange This Weekend for Gun Safety

Please join us in wearing orange this weekend, June 5-7, in support of National Wear Orange Weekend, sponsored by the national gun violence prevention organization, Everytown for Gun Safety.

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