OBAMA REVEALS PUSH FOR ‘SMART GUNS’
President Barack Obama is renewing his push to curb gun violence, outlining on Friday his plans with law enforcement and researchers to encourage the use of so-called smart gun technology and announcing that the Social Security Administration is moving forward with a plan to put its mental health records into the background check system for gun purchases.
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“MAKING A KILLING: GUNS, GREED AND THE NRA” MIRRORS LIVES OF GUN VIOLENCE VICTIMS
Hundreds viewed the film “Making A Killing: Guns, Greed and the NRA,” late Friday night at Saint Sabina where Father Michael Pfleger said the city “is under siege” given the rise of gun violence since 1990 including 112 people who have been killed and 547 wounded so far in two-and-a-half months of 2016.
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TAKING UP ARMS
Three years after Sandy Hook, with many hundreds of multiple-victim shootings since, congressional gridlock on gun control seems as intractable as ever. But a different “con-”—CONECT, or Congregations Organized for a New Connecticut—sees another route to change, one that needn’t run through Capitol Hill.
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RELIGIOUS LEADERS, RESIDENTS RALLY AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE OUTSIDE OH GUN SHOP
Over 50 religious leaders from the Cleveland area gathered outside of Atlantic Gun and Tackle in Bedford Heights Tuesday afternoon, calling for the gun dealer to cease sales to criminals, but the shop’s owner claims they do everything by the book and have never intentionally sold to criminals.
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ASKING GUN INDUSTRY TO STAND AGAINST VIOLENCE
BEDFORD HEIGHTS, Ohio — Religious leaders across the country, including Northeast Ohio, are calling on the CEOs of the largest gun manufacturers to “clean up their industry.”
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