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Religious Leaders Push Congregants on Gun Control, Sensing a Watershed Moment


By Steven Martin - Posted on 21 December 2012

By LAURIE GOODSTEIN
Published: December 19, 2012

Religious leaders across the country this week vowed to mobilize their congregants to push for gun control legislation and provide the ground support for politicians willing to take on the gun lobby, saying the time has come for action beyond praying and comforting the families of those killed.

A group of clergy members, representing mainline and evangelical Protestants, Catholics, Jews and Muslims, plans to lead off the campaign in front of the Washington National Cathedral at an event on Friday timed to mark the moment a week before when a young gunman opened fire in a school in Newtown, Conn.

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