Clergy, Members of Congress and Gun Violence Prevention Leaders Unite at Washington National Cathedral to Stop Gun Violence

Nov 03, 2015, 22:33 ET from Washington National Cathedral

WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, November 3, elected officials, faith leaders and leading gun violence prevention organizations joined together at the Washington National Cathedral for United to Stop Gun Violence, a discussion on how to stem gun violence in America and push for commonsense gun laws.

The event featured remarks from U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (CT) and Richard Blumenthal (CT) and Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-05), all representatives of Newtown, Connecticut. In addition, attendees heard first-hand accounts from survivors of gun violence and the debut of a new hymn text dedicated to ending gun violence.

A group photo of all the leaders who participated is included. For more information about the event visit: United to Stop Gun Violence.

Washington National Cathedral is a house of prayer for all people called to serve as a spiritual home for the nation. It seeks to be a catalyst for spiritual harmony in our nation, reconciliation among faiths, and compassion in our world. Learn more at

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