16 resolutions were found matching the query conditions.

Resolution Number Title Legislative Action Taken Abstract
2018-A210 Express Gratitude for Bishops United Against Gun Violence Adopted The House of Deputies of the 79th General Convention expresses gratitude for the witness of Bishops United Against Gun Violence.
2018-A279 Extend Gratitude to Special Guests and Support Youth Efforts to End Gun Violence Adopted The House of Bishops of the 79th General Convention remembers Carmen Schentrup, a victim of gun violence, and expresses gratitude for the presence of her family and other witnesses and for the efforts of young people to change gun laws.
2018-B005 Advocate for Study of Gun Violence as a Public Health Crisis Concurred as Amended The 79th General Convention recognizes gun violence as a public health crisis; urges Congress to repeal the Dickey Amendment limiting funded gun violence research, and encourages advocacy for research into the impact of gun violence on public health.
2018-B007 Develop a Shareholder Plan to Affect Gun Manufacturers and Retailers Concurred as Amended The 79th General Convention requests the Committee on Corporate Social Responsibility to develop a plan of shareholder advocacy for Episcopalians who invest in the gun industry, and commends the Mosbacher-Bennett Principles for investors in the gun Industry.
2018-C015 On the Topic of Firearms Without Serial Numbers Rejected The 79th General Convention rejects a resolution requesting government officials to more strictly enforce the manufacturing and use of firearms lacking serial numbers.
2015-B008 Support Handgun Purchaser Licensing Concurred The 78th General Convention supports and urges vocal advocacy for handgun purchaser licensing.
2015-C005 Implement Laws to Decrease Gun Violence Concurred as Amended The 78th General Convention urges legislators to implement laws to help decrease gun violence through permitting procedures, banning certain weapons, and regulating the trade and transfer of guns.
2012-D003 Declare Church Sites as Gun-Free Zones Concurred as Amended The 77th General Convention asks that all parishes and diocesan workplaces declare themselves to be gun-free zones.
2000-A006 Urge Government to Prohibit the Export of Handguns Concurred as Amended The 73rd General Convention urges the U.S. government to prohibit the export of handguns.
2000-B007 Request the Removal of Handguns and Assault Weapons Concurred as Amended The 73rd General Convention calls upon members of the Church to work toward the removal of handguns and assault weapons from homes, other residential communities, and vehicles.
2000-D004 Express Concern About Availability of Handguns and Assault Weapons Concurred as Amended The 73rd General Convention expresses concern about the use of handguns and assault weapons by and against children and calls upon Episcopalians to create sanctuaries for children in our communities.
1997-C035 Urge Restrictions on Sale, Ownership and Use of Firearms Concurred as Substituted The 72nd General Convention urges the U.S. Congress to increase restrictions on the sale, ownership, and use of firearms and to encourage legislation banning concealed weapons.
1997-D033 Urge Legislation on the Safe Manufacture of Domestic Hand Guns Concurred as Amended The 72nd General Convention urges legislation on the safe manufacture of domestic hand guns.
1994-D019 Request a Commission Study of Sale and Spread of Armaments Concurred As Amended The 71st General Convention asks the Standing Commission on Peace with Justice to study the sale and spread of armaments by reviewing pending state and national legislation on weapons and firearms.
1991-B042 Express the Mind of the House Bishops Supporting Handgun Controls Adopted The House of Bishops reaffirms its support for handgun control and endorses the Brady Bill legislation now before Congress.
1976-C052 Urge Congress to Adopt Effective Hand Gun Control Legislation Concurred As Substituted The 65th General Convention urges that the U.S. Congress adopt effective hand gun legislation and that citizens support this legislation.
Resolution Number Title Legislative Action Taken Abstract