Amid a mounting debate in America over the constitutionality of gun control, Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark has entered the fray with a different argument: that people should voluntarily forgo their Second Amendment rights for the betterment of society.
Gun Violence Archive
Catholic Leaders: Biden, Congress Must Do More to Curb Gun Violence
Last spring, after a combined 31 Americans were killed in two mass shootings, the federal government passed the most significant gun safety legislation in decades. Still, gun violence has persisted. And in a May 14 USA Today column, President Joe Biden echoed what Catholic leaders have continuously said: “We need to do more.”