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Ridgewood – Gun Control Forum – Feb. 28

Unitarian Society of Ridgewood
Gun Control Forum  
Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 7:30 PM

An Evening of Explorative Social Justice: 21st Century Concerns for our 18th Century Second Amendment  
Sponsored by the Peace and Justice Committee  

Join other members of the congregation and community for a facilitated discussion of gun control, types of gun violence, the rights of gun owners, the responsibilities of gun owners, the likelihood of current government proposals to curb gun violence, and our responsibilities ...

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UULMN in the papers – gun violence prevention

I thought I should let you all know that UULMNJ was in the news on Thursday, February 14.  The Bergen Record had the  following:

Another supporter of the bills was the Rev. Craig Hirshberg, executive director of the Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry of New Jersey, who said she was upset by much of what she heard at the hearing.

“I reject the thought that the only way to get a safer society is to expand our capacity to kill people,” she said. ...

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UUA: Feb 4 – Call for Gun Violence Prevention

Interfaith Call-In Day to Prevent Gun Violence
Monday, February 4, 2013

The UUA is asking people to participate in the following Action Alert:

The UUA is part of Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence, a diverse coalition of more than 40 denominations and faith-based organizations united by the call of our faiths to confront America’s gun violence epidemic and to rally support for policies that reduce death and injury from gunfire.

On Monday, February 4th, join other voices of faith in ...

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Statement on Gun Control

In the wake of far too many mass shootings and killings across our country, over recent weeks, months and years, The Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry of New Jersey/Public Policy Network puts forth this statement as representative of our stand for gun control and against gun violence. Recognizing that 34 people are killed in this country on any given day as a result of gun violence – that someone’s mother, father, sister, brother or child is struck down every 45 minutes – ...

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Gun Violence

Dear UULMNJ Family,

All of us are still in shock about the horrible tragedy in Newtown, CT. Our congregations around the state are responding with many worship, pastoral and public opportunities to mourn and to support victims families.  This is a time to gather in spirit, for none of us is immune to the impact of this.  We encourage you to take the time to express whatever you are feeling, to utilize the pastoral presence of your UU community and to ...

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