Public News Service - Beyond Gun Violence: NC Churches Join Community for Preach-In Event

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Coming on the heels of the millions who participated in the Women's March on Washington and sister events, this weekend will bring another opportunity for civic engagement. Religious and community organizations are holding a preach-in event to educate people of faith on gun control and how it is supported by the teachings of their religion. 

The Reverend Richard Edens is one of the pastors at the United Church of Chapel Hill, the host site of Beyond Gun Violence Conference.

"Putting your faith in a gun, it's a false promise of security," he said. "What we have is a Second Commandment challenge, more than a Second Amendment challenge."

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