FAN's peace making campaign continues with endorsements of two letters opposing anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim proposals.
Read about a letter sent to Congress to support sensible gun legislation and find some resources that answer the question, "Will gun legislation work to prevent more violence?"
It has been almost a year since the tragedy in Newtown, CT we still do not have a federal law that requires any background check before most gun purchases.
Saturday, November 9th, Franciscan Action Network is proud to support a day long forum entitled, "Where Justice and Mercy Meet: Catholic Opposition to the Death Penalty" with keynote speaker, Sr. Helen Prejean, author of "Dead Man Walking."
FAN Board President, Sr. Margaret Magee signed a letter coordinated by Catholic World Services to be delivered Monday, Oct. 21 asking President Obama to strengthen relations with Cuba in the next year. Click here to read the letter.
FAN representatives met last week with the people from Heeding God's Call. This organization is a faith-based movement to prevent gun violence, seeking to unite people of faith in the sacred responsibility to protect our brothers and sisters and our children.
This statement was submitted by FAN to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary for a hearing upcoming regarding "Stand Your Ground" rights. It calls for reconsideration of these laws and resistance to efforts to promote them.