(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.”
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(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.
(RNS) Fathers of children killed by gun violence are lending support to a campaign intended to show lawmakers not everyone will celebrate Father’s Day.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Black clergy have launched a new coalition to fight gun violence, saying they are undeterred by the recent failure of legislation on Capitol Hill.
(RNS) Taken together, it was a bruising week for a nation wearied by war and nagged by chronic unemployment.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Clergy from California to Connecticut created a makeshift graveyard on the National Mall on Thursday as they exhorted Congress to strengthen gun control.
(RNS) As the Senate prepares to take up gun control measures, Catholic bishops have urged new legislation in email blasts and Senate Judiciary Committee testimony. But among the Catholic faithful, there are many that oppose all gun control measures. Call them the NRA Catholics. By Aaron Schrank.