Category Archives: Peacemaking

Support Repeal of Gun Makers and Sellers Immunity from Lawsuits

From the Courage Campaign (https://www.couragecampaign.org/): 2,775 dead, 5,565 injured. These are the victims of gun violence in the United States in 2016 ALONE. That’s almost 39 DEATHS PER DAY!(1) And the one industry that should be held responsible for this … Continue reading

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Fifth Annual Freedom Seder—April 19, Harrisburg

Download flyer Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 7:00 p.m. Addressing the Questions:  Why is There Racism, Anti-Semitism and  Xenophobia-Fear of the Other?  Beth El Temple, the Interdenominational Ministers Conference (IMC), the Rabbinic Advisory Council and the Religion and Society Center will … Continue reading

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Urge Congress to Support the SANE Act to Reduce Spending on Nuclear Weapons

From Peace Action (http://www.peace-action.org/): Last week President Obama released his last budget. Unfortunately, he continues to fund the insane “modernizing” of nuclear weapons and their delivery systems that will cost us, the taxpayers, a staggering $1 TRILLION over thirty years. … Continue reading

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Peacemaking in the 21st Century: 3 Perspectives—January 31, Lancaster

From Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness (http://www.lancasterinterchurchpeacewitness.org): Please join us at the end of this month for an engaging afternoon of fellowship and informative discussion. Date:  January 31, 2016 (Sunday) Time:  3:00-4:30 PM, followed by reception Location:  Fellowship Hall, Grandview United Methodist … Continue reading

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What the President’s Action on Guns Means for PA

From CeaseFirePA (http://www.ceasefirepa.org): With all the excitement about President Obama’s Executive Action package to fight gun violence, there have also been a lot of questions.  What did it accomplish in terms of expanding background checks, and what does it mean … Continue reading

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Peacemaking in the 21st Century—January 31, Lancaster

From Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness (http://www.lancasterinterchurchpeacewitness.org): Please join Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness on Sunday, January 31, 2016 from 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. followed by a reception. We are looking forward to an engaging afternoon of fellowship and informative discussion: Date: … Continue reading

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Thank the President for Action on Gun Violence

From CeaseFirePA (http://www.ceasefirepa.org): Today, as we sat in the White House surrounded by gun violence prevention activists, community leaders, and gun violence survivors, President Obama announced a package of Executive Actions aimed at fighting gun violence by strengthening and expanding … Continue reading

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#STOPGUNVIOLENCE

Posted at http://www.chn.org/2016/01/06/stopgunviolence/#.Vo6k3PkrIdU By Lecia Imbery January 6, 2016 A few weeks ago, my significant other and I were watching the HBO series Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel. One of the segments was on kids and guns (Real Sports 203: Kids & … Continue reading

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How Obama Made Gun Control a Religious Freedom Issue

Posted at http://religiondispatches.org/how-obama-made-gun-control-a-religious-freedom-issue/ By Sarah Posner, Religion Dispatches In announcing new executive action to more rigorously enforce requirements for background checks to purchase guns, President Obama today called for balancing the rights of gun owners with other constitutional rights. “Second Amendment rights … Continue reading

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Family Holiday Celebration: Let There Be Peace—December 19, Harrisburg

Please join us for the “Family Holiday Celebration: Let There Be Peace,” on Saturday, December 19, 2015, at the State Museum of PA, 300 North Street, Harrisburg, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Our program will consist of songs, poetry, readings and … Continue reading

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