Good Friday, April 18, 2014, 4PM

Heed God's Call to act together against the easy availability of guns in our city streets and throughout our nation.

Sister Muhummad/Durham Park
47th Street and Wyalusing Avenue
Philadelphia, PA

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Photo of Good Friday Interfaith Service to End Gun Violence, 2013

Heeding God’s Call brought Christian activists to their feet this March 21-23, 2014 in support of its multi-faith campaign to prevent gun violence.

Bryan Miller, Heeding’s Executive Director, convened a panel about gun violence and its prevention. The session was attended by nearly one thousand activists, who reacted to Heeding’s message with enthusiasm and commitment.

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Photo from Educational advocacy day in March 2014

In 2009 Heeding God’s Call’s public attention to Colosimo’s practices led to action by federal authorities. After months of public demonstrations organized by Heeding, US Attorney and ATF announced that Colosimo’s would be forced to close due to knowingly selling to straw buyers – exactly AS Heeding contended. Read more

Photograph from Colosimos Gun Shop at Good Friday action

Heeding God's Call Needs You!

NEWS ON THE PHILADELPHIA GUN STORE ACTION

The campaign, led by Heeding God’s Call to End Gun Violence, to block the opening of a new retail gun store at the former site of Philadelphia’s most notorious gun shop, Colosimo’s, has moved to a new phase.

In October, the Zoning Board of Adjustments denied the variance needed to open the store, which decision, the applicant, Yuri Zalzman, has appealed to the PA Court of Common Pleas.  Heeding, working with neighborhood organizations and other interested parties, is working to make public the overwhelming community opposition to the gun store.  A Common Pleas hearing is likely in early Spring.

We will keep you informed as we know more about this issue. 

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If you would like to become an active member in this fight, please contact us at infoheedinggodscall@gmail.com and let us know we can count on you.

 

Blessings to All!

 

Here's a reason to give to Heeding--

San Bernardino

 

It doesn't have to be this way!  It is time to stand up and join together to end this madness!

 

We will continue to suffer San Bernardinos, Umpquas, Newtowns, Auroras, Virginia Techs, Charlestons, and the everyday carnage in our cities until the American faith community OWNS the epidemic of gun violence.

 

That's what we're all about at Heeding God's Call to End Gun Violence, but we need your help!

 

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Where is the Memorial to the Lost right now?

 

Chester/Delco Chapter

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Greater Washington, DC Area

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Montgomery County, PA

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Philadelphia, PA

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