May 18, 2018

GA Faith Leaders Mourn Texas High School Shooting and Call for True Dialogue about Gun Violence

ATLANTA, Ga.  – Multiple people have died after a gunman opened fire at Sante Fe High School in Texas this morning. In light of this development, Outcry: Interfaith Voices Against Gun Violence has released the following statement.

February 16, 2018

Georgia Faith Leaders Mourn Horrific School Shooting, Call for Immediate Gun Reform

ATLANTA, Ga.  – There have already been 18 school shootings in the United States in the first seven weeks of 2018. Seventeen were killed yesterday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, with at least 14 injured. Today, Georgia faith leaders mourn with their Florida family and call for action to prevent further gun violence. Leaders of Outcry: Interfaith Voices Against Gun Violence spoke out against this act of evil.

January 24, 2018

Georgia Faith Leaders Mourn Spate of School Shootings, Call for Gun Reform

Atlanta, Ga. - In the first twenty three days of 2018, there have been 11 school shootings. The latest, in Marshall County, KY, ended with two students dead and at least seventeen injured. Faith leaders across Georgia mourn the shooting and call for action to prevent further gun violence. In light of this tragedy, Outcry: Interfaith Voices Against Gun Violence has released the following statements.

November 06, 2017

GA Faith Leaders Respond to Texas Church Massacre

Atlanta, Ga. - On Sunday, a gunman opened fire on parishioners at a service at a small Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, killing at least 26 people. The gunman, who died shortly after the attack, was court-martialed in 2012 for assaulting his wife and child. In light of this tragedy, Outcry: Interfaith Voices Against Gun Violence has released the following statement

October 02, 2017

Georgia Clergy Respond to Las Vegas Massacre

Atlanta, Ga. - At least 58 people were killed and 515 were injured in Las Vegas Sunday night when a gunman opened fire on a music festival crowd from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. It was the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history. In light of this tragedy, Outcry: Interfaith Voices Against Gun Violence has released the following statements.

May 05, 2017

GA Faith Leaders Condemn Gov. Deal’s Signing of “Campus Carry”

Atlanta, Ga. -- Gov. Nathan Deal signed a measure Thursday that would allow college students and others to carry concealed weapons on campus of public colleges and universities, despite vetoing similar legislation last year amid an uproar from faith leaders who support common-sense gun laws. 

April 18, 2017

Faith Leaders Urge Gov. Deal to Veto “Campus Carry” Bill, Keep Students Safe

Atlanta, Ga. — On Thursday, April 20th, a prominent group of Georgia faith leaders will hold a press conference urging Gov. Nathan Deal to veto H.B. 280, also known as “campus carry.” Gov. Deal vetoed similar reckless legislation last year, and interfaith clergy will call on him to show moral leadership once again.

March 28, 2017

GA Clergy Denounce Passage of Dangerous 'Campus Carry' Bill, Call for Governor Deal to Veto

ATLANTA, Ga. — Faith leaders are deeply disappointed by the decision of Georgia lawmakers in both houses to pass HB 280, a bill that would allow guns on campus at state colleges and universities.

March 03, 2017

GA Clergy Decry Passage of Dangerous 'Campus Carry' Bill

Faith leaders are deeply disappointed by the decision of Georgia House members to pass HB 280, a bill that would allow guns on campus at state universities and colleges. Outcry: Interfaith Voices Against Gun Violence is calling on state senators to reject a bill that seeks to turn sanctuaries of learning into spaces for violence.

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For more information about Outcry and to schedule and interview, please contact Graham Younger, Georgia Statewide Coordinator, at (678) 739-8584

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