Urged by Their Youth, Faith Groups Flock to the March for Our Lives

Religion News Service’s Jack Jenkins reports that faith groups across the religious spectrum participated in the March for Our Lives demonstrations on Saturday. Religious leaders and youth groups have emerged as prominent voices for gun control. Charles Goodman, a 15-year-old Jewish survivor of the Parkland shooting and a participant in the march, said, “The Jewish people have a saying: thou shall not stand idly by while your neighbor’s blood is shed. My neighbor’s blood, my schoolmate’s blood, my teacher’s, my administrators’, my athletic director’s—their blood has been shed.”

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