D011 The Prohibition of Assault Weapons

Resolved, the House of Bishops concurring,

That the 81st General Convention of the Episcopal Church hereby again urge that the United States Congress adopt a new ban on the purchase and ownership of all assault weapons, automatic weapons, semi-automatic weapons, or weapons that operate similarly thereto; and be it further

Resolved, That the 81st General Convention direct, consistent with established policies and procedures, that the Executive Council refer this Resolution to the Office of Government Relations, so that it may take all actions necessary to accomplish the intentions and purposes of this Resolution.