B006 Investing in State-Level Gun Violence Prevention Advocacy

Resolved, the House of Bishops concurring,

That the 80th General Convention urge dioceses of The Episcopal Church across the United States to advocate for safe gun legislation with their state governments; and be it further

Resolved, that the Episcopal Church’s Office of Government Relations support domestic dioceses in state-level advocacy against gun violence and other forms of community violence; and be it further

Resolved, to assist the Office of Government Relations in this state-level advocacy against violence, the Joint Standing Commission on Program, Budget, and Finance consider a budget allocation of $160,000 for the implementation of this resolution.