Chicago Archbishop Calls for Tough Gun Control Laws

David Gibson of Religion News Service reports, “Archbishop Blase Cupich of Chicago, named by Pope Francis to that high-profile post a year ago, has issued a powerful call for tougher gun control laws in a move that may push the volatile issue further up the Catholic hierarchy’s agenda than it has been before.” Cupich, in an op-ed in the Chicago Tribune, argued that the Second Amendment has been distorted by a gun industry focused on making profits at the cost of increased violence. “We must band together to call for gun-control legislation,” he wrote.  “We must act in ways that promote the dignity and value of human life. And we must do it now.”

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