In the United States, the number of teen pregnancies is the lowest it has been in decades. It still remains, however, the highest among the most developed countries in the world.
Above all, let us remember this: Sensible gun control is a religious issue.
The indiscriminate distribution of guns is an offense against God and humanity.
Biennial started with a bang on Wednesday, including a jam-packed evening plenary featuring such incredible speakers as Michael Douglas and Nick Kristof.
Laser: The Talmud teaches us, "He who takes one life it is as though he has destroyed the universe." The loss of so many lives, including children, is not just devastating - it is unacceptable.
Speaking to the 5,000 attendees at the URJ Biennial in Orlando on Saturday, November 7, Vice President Joe Biden offered sincere words on many issues of importance to our Movement.
Saperstein: "We are here, one week after a national tragedy shattered our complacency and aroused the dormant conscience of our nation, to assure our elected officials that the American people are ready for leaders who will take on sensible gun control measures."