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Bishop Michael Curry on Parkland shooting: “We are all children of God”

Bishop Michael Curry on Parkland shooting: “We are all children of God”

The Episcopal Church has released a video statement from Presiding Bishop Michael Curry in response to the Parkland, Florida school shooting:

Episcopal Presiding Bishop video: We must make our country safe
because all of us are valuable and we are all children of God.

[February 28, 2018] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry has released a video calling for action to make this country safe. “We must make our country safe because all of us are valuable and we are all children of God.”

The Presiding Bishop notes, “We in the United States are in the midst of a great discussion, a great debate.”

He speaks about the young people of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, the site of the recent shooting.  “They are asking us, and imploring us, and challenging us to find a better way.”

He notes we need “to make our schools safe, to make our streets safe, and to make this country safe for all of God’s children and all of God’s people.”

The video is here.


The Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations Take action with the Episcopal Public Policy Network on an assault weapons ban here and Tell the Senate to oppose the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act here.

Bishops United Against Gun Violence resources here. Bishops United Against Gun Violence statement on Parkland, FL, here.  

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Law abiding citizens with conceal carry permits pose no threat to public safety when they travel to other states. A lot of these are retired law enforcement and military.

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