Gun Safety

Columbine UU Church belongs to Colorado Faith Communities to End Gun Violence (CFCU)Colorado Faith Communities United - To End Gun Violence
CFCU is an interfaith coalition of twenty-three congregations working to decrease gun deaths in Colorado through advocacy, increase gun safety, action and education.   “In Dr. King’s words, we need to feel the ‘fierce urgency of now.’
Because people are dying. and the constant excuses for inaction no longer suffice.”

Gun violence and gun safety issues have been a concern of our church since the Columbine High School shootings that occurred so close to us and deeply affected our community and congregation.  Tanya Coulter is Columbine’s CFCU representative.  There are twenty-three participating congregations, united with the purpose of decreasing gun deaths in Colorado through advocacy, action and education. CFCU keeps current on important issues and encourages its members to  take action by calling, writing or emailing our Colorado legislators. Tell them you are a UU and these are your values.  Beside keeping us current on legislation, CFCU presents speakers, workshops and other educational opportunities to learn about preventing gun violence.   Please contact Tanya if you would like to add your support or for more information at:  [email protected].

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What You Can Do – Join Our Rapid Response Team!

We hope you will consider joining our network and being part of our witness on this important public health issue. We suspect we will need the help of every single one of you in the coming year.  If you would like to receive Rapid Response Alerts – please send your email address to [email protected]

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Colorado Faith Communities United Gun Violence Prevention Program

Leaders of three advocacyGun Safety organizations are asking this question: ‘’Can’t we all agree that 33,000 U.S. firearms deaths annually are too many?”   Gun deaths outnumber vehicle deaths in Colorado.

Tuesday, May 23rd from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.Come listen and dialogue with leaders of three organizations working together to prevent and reduce firearm fatalities through advocacy and a public health approach.

Sheridan Library

3425 W Oxford Ave

Denver, CO 80236

Free Parking   Light Snacks Provided

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