Tag: Gun Control

A pro-life opportunity

A pro-life opportunity

| Greg Erlandson | April 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Pro-life includes sensible gun control.”

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Overcoming gun absolutism

Overcoming gun absolutism

| Jason Adkins | March 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Five years ago, just after the Sandy Hook massacre, I wrote a highly criticized column on gun control.

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MCC: Some firearms regulations could serve common good

MCC: Some firearms regulations could serve common good

| March 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

As gun control advocates have focused on the Minnesota State Capitol in the weeks following the Parkland, Florida, school shooting, the Legislature has delayed gun regulation bills. Minnesota Catholic Conference Executive Director Jason Adkins doesn’t anticipate the state’s legislative response to gun control to change this session.

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Bishops seek assault weapons ban, say civilians have no need for them

Bishops seek assault weapons ban, say civilians have no need for them

| Dennis Sadowski | June 24, 2016 | 5 Comments

Two U.S. church leaders called for a ban on the sale of military-style assault weapons, saying they have no place in the hands of civilians.

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We must recognize dignity of all, Orlando bishop says at prayer vigil

We must recognize dignity of all, Orlando bishop says at prayer vigil

| Christine Young and Teresa Peterson | June 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

“Our presence here tonight is a symbol of hope. We come to pray,” said Bishop Noonan of Orlando.

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Pope offers prayers for Orlando victims of ‘terrible, absurd violence’

Pope offers prayers for Orlando victims of ‘terrible, absurd violence’

| Cindy Wooden | June 13, 2016 | 1 Comment

Pope Francis offered prayers for the families of the victims of the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, and expressed hope that people would find ways to identify and uproot “the causes of such terrible and absurd violence.”

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Gun control: What does the Church say?

Gun control: What does the Church say?

| Jason Adkins | January 17, 2013 | 8 Comments

While stricter gun laws are necessary, the bishops emphasize that they are not sufficient alone to curb gun violence

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