In 2014, the Dominican Sisters of Peace adopted a corporate stance regarding gun violence. The corporate stance reads:
In the U.S., we will advocate for common-sense gun control laws such as requiring universal background checks before purchasing arms; banning assault weapons and high capacity magazines; promoting strategies to prevent gun violence; and providing adequate financial resources to establish mental health programs for victims and perpetrators and prevention programs for at-risk people.
In keeping with this commitment, we invite Sisters and Associates to take part in the seventh National Gun Violence Awareness Day on June 4, the first Friday of the month. That will kick off Wear Orange Weekend on June 5-6, which will feature virtual events across the nation.
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