The time to prevent senseless gun violence is now, and as religious leaders, the responsibility to provide moral leadership to achieve that cause is ours.
How can you help?
Deliver a sermon and send it to your representatives in Congress and to your state legislators! Rabbis around the country have given inspiring sermons on gun violence. If you have already delivered a sermon on gun violence, you can still send it in! Add your voice and then influence policy by sending your sermon to your representatives in Congress and to your state legislators.
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Now, almost a year past the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, we must do more than continue to lament the loss of life and comfort those who are engulfed in grief; we must come together in a collective call to action to end this crisis gripping our country.
The Reform Jewish community is a leading voice in the call for sensible gun laws. The epidemic that affects our nation can only be addressed through a combination of our efforts to combat a culture of violence by talking about it in our own synagogues and comprehensive legislation that includes a ban on assault weapons, insists that every gun transaction requires a background check, and mends serious gaps in mental healthcare, among other common sense efforts.