WASHINGTON (RNS) After personally seeing the bodies of the Amish schoolchildren prepared for a funeral after being gunned down in 2006, Schenck began to realize he needed to care more about life outside the womb, too.
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(RNS) Citing Pope Francis’ blast at arms trade ‘blood money,’ Archbishop Blase Cupich, the pontiff’s point man in the U.S., may push the volatile issue high on the Catholic hierarchy’s agenda.
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(Reuters) The website where friends of the Tennessee shooting suspect said he had purchased guns before last week’s attack denied on Thursday that it was in the business of selling weapons, saying it instead offered “a free speech forum.”
(Reuters) A Florida gun dealer who received national attention for declaring his store a “Muslim Free Zone” will host a Muslim civil rights leader in his gun class on Saturday, both men said.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) “We are here this morning to stand with the multitude of groups across the United States who are advocating for sensible, common sense laws to limit the effects of gun violence,” said Steve Wiebe, co-chair of Abrahamic Faiths Peacemaking Initiative.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Though shootings at churches and other houses of worship remain relatively rare, they can make inviting targets for gunmen — particularly disturbed individuals — who are looking for a highly visible target to settle a grudge or make a political statement.