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Gun Violence Prevention

"Nonviolence is not passive."

Gun violence in society is ubiquitous and distressing. As a community, we are taking steps to prevent gun violence.

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Mercy Calls for Action to End Gun Violence

“The Sisters of Mercy of the Americas are outraged and saddened by the loss of nine lives and injuries to seven more in Allen, Texas. We offer our deepest sympathies and prayers for the families and victims of the mass shooting and to the community whose lives have been shaken by this horrible act. And we urgently and relentlessly add our voices to those saying it has been too long and our gun laws must change.” – May 9, 2023 following the mass shooting in Allen, Texas.

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