Category: Gun Violence

Police Violence is Gun Violence

The tragedies and injustices we saw in Kenosha last week are symptoms of two diseases plaguing America – a toxic gun culture combined with systemic racism and white supremacy.

Let’s be clear: police violence is gun violence. Last week, there was yet another tragic example of such violence … read more.

UU Webinar on Gun Violence & Gun Safety (May 19, 2019)

UU social justice leaders and activists (and others) are invited to join UU Forward Together’s webinar on gun violence and gun safety featuring guest speakers from North Carolinians Against Gun Violence, Moms Demand Action, and the UU Fellowship of Raleigh‘s gun violence action team Sunday … read more.

Moms Demand Action Advocacy Day

Join Moms Demand Action volunteers from all over North Carolina to meet with state legislators to discuss gun sensible laws for our state.

We will begin the day (9:00 am, April 10, 2019) at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 125 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, which is … read more.

Poor Peoples Campaign: NC Events April 2018

April 2018 Events in North Carolina

This year the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival is taking up the unfinished work of the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign to build a movement led by the poor and dispossessed to end systemic racism, poverty, the … read more.

March for Our Lives (Raleigh)

The March for Our Lives against gun violence in Raleigh will begin at 10:00 am at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts (2 East South Street) and end with a rally at Halifax Mall (just north of the North Carolina Legislative Building).

Unitarian Universalists … read more.

Gun Violence in North Carolina

Here are some statistics about gun violence in North Carolina taken from a front page article in the March 7, 2018 Raleigh News & Observer.

The death toll from guns in North Carolina in 2016 was higher than at any time in the past 35 years. … read more.

Action Alert! Speak Out Against Gun Violence!

The nation is still reeling after the recent shooting at a high school in Florida that killed fourteen students and three teachers–the 18th school shooting since January 1st and the latest in a long string of mass shootings including Columbine, Virginia Tech, and Sandy Hook, … read more.