WASHINGTON, D.C., January 15, 2013 -- Today, religious leaders gathered under the banner of Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence to call on Congress to act swiftly to pass comprehensive legislation to address gun violence.
An Urgent Open Letter to the Leadership of the Republican Jewish Coalition: RJC Leaders Must Ask Candidates about Gun Violence on America
December 3, 2015
21 Kislev 5776
President Barack H. Obama
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20500
Dear Mr. President,
"We seek to bring our communities together in support of reasonable steps taken to prevent future suffering such as that endured by the bereaved and traumatized families of gun violence victims...
Today, the Republican Jewish Coalition is hosting a presidential candidates forum in Washington, D.C., at which all 14 Republican presidential candidates will address attendees about critical issues facing the U.S. It is a tribute to the organization and the entire Jewish community that all of the candidates will be there with in person.
On December 14, 2012, almost three years ago, a gunman murdered twenty children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.