Posts Tagged ‘US gun laws’

US bishops ask Supreme Court to uphold gun ban on domestic abusers

Thursday, August 31st, 2023

US bishops have urged the Supreme Court to uphold a federal law restricting access to firearms in domestic abuse cases. The US Conference of Catholic Bishops has submitted an amicus brief in a pending Supreme Court case on a law that allows people under domestic restraining orders to be banned from carrying firearms. “As the Read more

Australian Anglican priest – guns loved more than kids

Monday, February 19th, 2018

An Australian Anglican priest has reacted publicly to the most recent mass-shooting in the United States. Following last week’s slaughter of 17 pupils at a Florida school, he adjusted his church’s billboard to read: “WHEN WILL THEY LOVE THEIR KIDS MORE THAN THEIR GUNS”. Read more

Is America crazy? Ten reasons it might be

Friday, July 27th, 2012

“Every country has, along with its core civilities and traditions, some kind of inner madness, a belief so irrational that even death and destruction cannot alter it.” That was my colleague Adam Gopnik commenting the other day on America’s attitude toward gun laws. Having read some of the comments on my own post about President Obama’s failure Read more