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No more idle bystanding

While many Chicagoans were out at their favorite pub on St. Patrick's Day, I was at a Jewish Temple with nearly 500 Muslims, Jews, Catholics, Protestants, and some non-religious people, all eager to learn what we can do together to push for accountability on gun violence. The meeting was hosted by United Power for Action and Justice, of which a number of churches in Oak Park and River Forest are members, including my parish, Ascension Catholic Church. The meeting was attended by a number of elected officials including Governor Quinn, Senate President Cullerton, and Oak Park's President David Pope.

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Tuesday, March 26, 2013
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