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Episcopalians Against Gun Violence

Episcopalians Against Gun Violence

Episcopalians Against Gun Violence is “an ad-hoc group of bishops, clergy and lay people disseminating information about Episcopalians who are working, collectively and individually, to curb gun violence,” and you can like them on Facebook.

To submit information to the group, send links and a brief description to admin@canticlecommunications.com. Links are a must.

And don’t forget that today is Interfaith Call-in Day to Prevent Gun Violence

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Joel Williams

I noticed you took the press release from Bishop Thomas Ely down. There was a comment from one gentleman that was related to one I made in my letter to Bishop Ely, about Jesus not wanting the gun violence in Vermont or America. I try never to speak for Jesus, though I doubt he would use half truths and down right disengenuous disguise to push any agenda. I came here to commend you on having an honest debate about the "facts" you help to perpetuate. Most anti 2nd amendment groups won't publish the truth or anything that varies from their agenda. Are you still doing that or are you going to stay away the issue?. Please try to check out your facts prior to publishing them. Google "Everytown illegal activities in States" and you will find they have their own legal battles to fight because of these lies they keep pushing along with financial contribution. Please don't be duped into fighting for them. Thank you for your time.

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Ann Fontaine

The press release from Bishop Ely is still on The Lead-- all stories rotate off the front page after a few days. https://www.episcopalcafe.com/bishop-of-vermont-releases-statement-on-gun-control/

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Bill Dilworth

I'm in favor of gun control reform and the assault weapons ban, but names like "Episcopalians Against Gun Violence" drive me up the wall - it's not unlike anti-abortionists co-opting the term "pro-life". There's something of a perhaps unintentional suggestion that Episcopalians with other opinions on the subject are *in favor* of gun violence.

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John B. Chilton

You can find the contact info for your house representative here:

http://www.house.gov/representatives/find/

For your senator,

http://www.senate.gov/index.htm

see find Senator by state in upper right corner.

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