As The Faithful Budget 2014 makes clear, our society, and especially our youth, suffer from the
prevalence of guns and violence in our nation. “As the most heavily-armed
society in the world, the firearm-related death rate among U.S. children
younger than 15 years of age is nearly 12 times higher than among children in
25 other industrialized countries combined. Research shows that our habits of
violence are socially and financially costly compared to other nations.” (p.
43). Read more