Arms Control and Militarism

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March 2, 2004

ISSUE In 1994, as part of the historic Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act, President Bill Clinton signed legislation to prohibit the manufacture and sale of specific military-style assault weapons, and weapons with certain combinations of features designed for military use. The law...

February 27, 2004

Legislation to renew the 1994 Federal Assault Weapons Ban will be offered by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and John Warner (R-VA)on Tuesday, March 2, 2004.

Take action today! Contact your Senators immediately at 800-270-0309 and urge them to support S. 2109 a renewal of the Federal Assault...

December 15, 2003

Another busy year for the Episcopal Public Policy Network has passed and we wanted to let you know what has happened with measures on which we sent out Alerts and you acted. Your phone calls, emails, and faxes are critical to the church’s efforts to “strive for justice.” When Congress...

September 5, 2003

The Episcopal Church firmly supports a goal of total nuclear disarmament and implementation of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty on nuclear weapons*. A critical vote on nuclear weapons is expected in the Senate soon as part of a vote on S. 1424, the energy and water appropriations bill. In...

September 4, 2003

More than 275 Consumer, Children’s, Civil Rights, Domestic Violence, Faith-Based, Law Enforcement and Gun Violence Prevention Organizations at the National, State, and Local Level

Support H.R. 2038, the "Assault Weapons Ban and Law Enforcement...

September 4, 2003

Dear Senator:

We, the undersigned groups, strongly support the "Assault Weapons Ban and Law Enforcement Protection Act of 2003" (S. 1431), legislation introduced by Senators Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Jon Corzine (D-NJ). This legislation will not only make the assault weapon and high...

June 30, 2003

July, 2003

Member of Congress United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515

Dear Member:

We, the undersigned groups, strongly support the "Assault Weapons Ban and Law Enforcement Protection Act of 2003" (H.R. 2038), legislation introduced by Representatives...

October 9, 2001

With violent protests erupting in Pakistan against the military strikes by the United States and the United Kingdom in neighboring Afghanistan, leading Pakistani Christians have expressed concern about the situation.

'The situation is not good. There are protests in all major cities...

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