B006 HD Committee #08 Report #16

House of Deputies Committee 08 - Social Justice & United States Policy presents its Report #16 on Resolution B006 (Investing in State-Level Gun Violence Prevention Advocacy) and moves:


Resolved, the House of Bishops concurring,

That the 80th General Convention urge dioceses of The Episcopal Church across the United States to advocate for safe gun legislation with their state governments; and be it further

Resolved, that the Episcopal Church’s Office of Government Relations support domestic dioceses in state-level advocacy against gun violence and other forms of community violence; and be it further

Resolved, to assist the Office of Government Relations in this state-level advocacy against violence, the Joint Standing Commission on Program, Budget, and Finance consider a budget allocation of $160,000 for the implementation of this resolution.