4 congregations of women religious sue gunmaker Smith & Wesson over assault weapons

Four congregations of women religious filed suit against the board of gunmaker Smith & Wesson Dec. 5 in a Las Vegas court, the day before a shooter killed three people and critically wounded a fourth on the University of Nevada, ...
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Baltimore City Police collected more than 300 guns during a gun buyback and resource event Aug. 5, 2023, at the Edmondson Village Shopping Center in West Baltimore. (OSV News Photo/Kevin J. Parks, Catholic Review)

Baltimore Archdiocese’s gun buyback effort takes 362 firearms off streets

Father Michael Murphy, pastor of St. Joseph's Monastery in Baltimore's Irvington neighborhood, is not sure how much of a dent an Aug. 5 gun buyback effort will make in the deadly violence that plagues cities such as Baltimore.
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Participants hold signs calling for an end to gun violence outside the Tennessee Capitol in Nashville April 18, 2023, during a Voices for a Safer Tennessee event. The group organized a three-mile-long human chain that drew more than 8,000 people and ended at the capitol to urge the Legislature to take steps to address gun violence. (OSV News photo/Rick Musacchio, Tennessee Register)

Catholic leaders join laity in push for gun safety in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (OSV News) -- Thousands upon thousands of Nashvillians, representing multiple faiths and backgrounds, came together on April 18 to create a three-mile human chain from Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt University Medical Center to the Cathedral ...
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In Search of Answers

Reflect I am once again trying to wrap my head around the news of another school shooting. In the blink of an eye, another six people are gone, three of them children. As a mom, these constant shootings terrify me. ...
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Editorial: Reckoning with Our Culture of Gun Violence

After praying for the victims in Uvalde, Pope Francis said, "It's time to say, 'Enough!' to the indiscriminate trafficking of guns."
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Gun Violence and Our Year of Living Dangerously

With gun violence on the rise, we as a nation find ourselves at a crossroads.
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