In this edition of A Public Witness, we look at the principalities and powers preventing us from doing something about gun violence, along with the Christian leaders aiding and abetting their cause. Then we denounce the idolatry that demands we sacrifice our children.
On Thursday evening, a memorial vigil at nearby Fairview High School organized by the Colorado chapter of gun control advocacy group Moms Demand Action and attended by more than 1,000 people, was led by clergy from around Boulder.
Shane Claiborne: individuals have a right to guns, but those rights are not unlimited. They are subject to rules, regulations and restrictions.
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Studies show that Christian Nationalist beliefs — that is, the merging of right-wing religious and civil ideologies — are the single greatest indicator of opposition to gun legislation reform.
Word&Way Editor Brian Kaylor wrote a guest op-ed for the Missouri Times about a state bill to make it easier to bring concealed weapons into houses of worship.
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With mass shootings becoming a regular occurrence in the United States and gun control efforts largely stalled in government, it’s worth dissecting which Americans support gun control measures, and how they affiliate religiously -- or don’t.
Which types of laws—or combinations of laws—actually reduce homicides? New research that analyzes state-level homicide rates over a quarter-century provides some clear answers
U.S. states with higher levels of gun ownership and those with fewer restrictions have higher rates of mass shootings, according to research published this month by a United Kingdom-based medical journal.