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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Students protesting against gun violence on Capitol Hill, Feb. 21, 2018. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion | If you’ve had it with gun violence, then it’s time to get busy

STACEY NEWMAN, Executive Director of ProgressWomanPublished June 9, 2022

How many gun deaths is enough? In the week after the mass shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas on May 24th killing 19 fourth graders, two teachers and injuring 17, there were an additional 20 mass shootings in the United States. That’s...

Stacey Newman

Furious about gun violence? Let your voice be heard

Stacey NewmanPublished August 8, 2019

Furious about people getting shot and killed? There is only one solution: Speak up to make your position on gun violence known to legislators. Contact every person in elected office who refuses to consider any safety proposal designed to save lives,...

Shooting At Southern Californian Synagogue Leaves One Dead

Shooting At Southern Californian Synagogue Leaves One Dead

David McNewPublished April 29, 2019

People attend a prayer and candlelight vigil at Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church on April 27, 2019 in Poway, California. A gunman opened fire at the nearby Congregation Chabad synagogue on the last day of Passover leaving one person dead...

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