ABCCONN's Policy on Gun Violence
On December 14, 2012, violence engulfed our lives here in Connecticut. Because of this, we believe that it is our responsibility as people of faith and specifically as American Baptists to speak out on the issue of gun violence. We believe that human beings are God's creatures and as such we are called to live in peace until the natural order of life brings it to an end on this earth. As disciples of our Lord Jesus Christ, we believe that we need to speak out when such unspeakable violence comes into our neighborhood.