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Gun Violence Prevention

Read the latest updates and learn more about gun violence prevention through a Reform Jewish perspective.

Gun Violence Prevention

Urge Congress to take immediate action to stop gun violence

Our nation is once again reeling from another devastating mass shooting. As Reform Jews, we cannot afford to stay silent. Demand that our legislators take action to stop these massacres and address the unacceptably high rates of gun violence in our country. 

The SHARE Act will severely weaken an 80-year-old federal law that regulates the sale of gun silencers. Silencers disguise the sound of gunfire and make it difficult for people - including law enforcement officers - to recognize and locate an active shooter. As a matter of public safety, it is critical to protect this law and uphold the existing regulations on the sale of gun silencers.

Gun violence in 2018

The plague of gun violence continues to devastate our nation. Read the Reform Movement's statement after the latest mass shooting and explore resources for your community.

Wear Orange Day 2018
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Join the RAC and NFTY in partnership with Everytown for Gun Safety for Wear Orange for Gun Violence Awareness Day on June 3, 2018. Check back here in the coming months to learn more, and click the links below for information on last year's day. 

NFTY and the Reform Movement are outraged by the ongoing lack of action addressing this epidemic. Stand united with NFTY as we fight for gun violence prevention!

Additional resources on gun violence

These resources include text studies, educational materials, and even table-tents to introduce a discussion on policy, moral values around gun violence, or coping with tragedy in your congregations and communities in addition to some of our community partners. 

Contact Our Legislative Policy Team

For more information on this issue, contact Eisendrath Legislative Assistant Matt Fidel at (202) 387-2800

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Latest updates on gun violence prevention
The author and her campers at URJ Camp Coleman
Feb 21, 2018|Madeline Budman
Stop gun violence tree
Aug 03, 2017|Alyssa Berkson
Emanuel AME Church
Jun 15, 2017|Religious Action Center