B006 (Investing in State-Level Gun Violence Prevention Advocacy)
House of Bishops Message #253
The House of Bishops informs the House of Deputies that on Jul 10, 2022 it considered resolution B006 (Investing in State-Level Gun Violence Prevention Advocacy). The house acted to:
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.