Monthly Archives: December 2017

Archive of posts published in the specified Month

Dec
29

JESUS: CHANGE AGENT

JESUS: CHANGE AGENT is described in Luke 2:22-40. Simeon says to Mary, “This child is destined for the falling and rising of many in Israel, and to be a sign that will be opposed, so that the inner thoughts of many will be…

Dec
19

GUNS MAGNIFICAT!

GUNS MAGNIFICAT! It has been a memorable week for gun violence prevention (GVP). An Interfaith remembrance of Sandy Hook and all killed by gun violence was coupled with advocacy training led by Rev. Nancy Nord Bence of Protect Minnesota. 85 people attended. The…

Dec
14

LET’S DEMAND A STEP

LET’S DEMAND A STEP. As we commemorate the Sandy Hook massacre of 14 December 2012, let us also remember that NOTHING has been done to address gun violence safety. Let us remember that a gun massacre (four or more people dead) happens every…

Dec
8

THE HEIGHT OF CYNICISM

THE HEIGHT OF CYNICISM blotted the hallowed U.S. House of Representatives when they passed a bill that strengthens comprehensive background checks AND weakens gun safety by including Concealed-Carry Reciprocity (CCR) in the same bill. One step forward and two steps backwards. Comprehensive background…

Dec
5

NO MORE MOMENTS OF SILENCE

NO MORE MOMENTS OF SILENCE: An Advocacy Workshop followed by an Interfaith Service of Dedication to all Victims of Gun Violence. WHEN: December 14, 2017 TIME: 5-8 PM WHERE: Lutheran Church of the Redeemer 285 Dale Street St. Paul, MN ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: www.protectmn.org…

Dec
2

STOP STAND YOUR GROUND

  STAND YOUR GROUND laws are dangerous and expanding into more states. States that have SYG laws have an increase in homicide ranging from 8% to over 40%. SYG laws put citizens in the same league as police. As police have the right…

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