Gun Control

Thumbnail americans guns America’s fatal obsession with guns

“It’s the worst mass shooting in modern American history.” The above opening sentence is the exact lead sentence I used in a column last year,...

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Thumbnail gun credit kirill demchenko via wwwshutterstockcom cna 1 7 16 For Missouri bishops, limitless concealed carry is a bad idea

Jefferson City, Mo., Aug 21, 2016 / 04:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Missouri legislature should let stand the governor’s veto of a bill that would...

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Thumbnail ammunition for a semi automatic rifle credit guy j sagi shutterstock cna How should a Catholic respond to mass shootings?

When Monsignor Robert Weiss gathered with parents in Connecticut, after 11 children were killed in a nearby shooting, the room went silent and one...

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Thumbnail meins san bernardino Meins family meets with president, lawmakers on gun control

Trenna Meins is well aware that recently proposed federal laws and executive actions on gun control probably would not have saved her late husband,...

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Thumbnail guns Of guns and pacifism

The Gospels tell us that after King Herod died, an angel appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, telling him: “Get up! Take the child and his...

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Thumbnail taol poster high tweet The gun issue and Abigail Disney’s ‘The Armor of Light’

Some of us see a disconnect between supporting the child in the womb and also promoting gun ownership. Others see guns as precisely the best way to...

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Thumbnail gun credit kirill demchenko via wwwshutterstockcom cna 1 7 16 US bishops respond to gun regulations in Texas and across nation

As United States president Barack Obama on Tuesday announced executive action to curb gun violence, the nation's bishops welcomed “reasonable...

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