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Wed Dec 19, 2012, 07:18 PM

Philadelphia Area Clergy Rally Against Gun Violence

"by Pat Loeb

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A group of interfaith clergy gathered this afternoon in center city Philadelphia to call on their members to work for gun control.

And they chose a symbolic spot to issue the call for action.

Rev. Jim McIntyre, of the anti-gun clergy group “Heeding God’s Call,” says the spot where the group gathered, on North Sixth Street near Race, had an auspicious history.

“It was on this site that in 1838, religious leaders from Philadelphia gathered and made a public statement calling slavery a religious issue that we must stand against,” he tells KYW Newsradio."

see the full post at : http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2012/12/19/philadelphia-area-clergy-rally-against-gun-violence/

AND .............

"Police Commissioner Ramsey To Join President Obama’s Effort To Curb Gun Violence

PHILADELPHIA (CBS/AP) – At the Philadelphia Public Safety Summit at St. Joe’s University, Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey said he received word Tuesday that he will be joining President Obama’s effort to curb gun violence in the wake of the school shooting in Connecticut. Ramsey said he will be traveling to Washington on Thursday where he expects to meet with Vice President Joe Biden"

See the rest at http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2012/12/19/police-commissioner-charles-ramsey-to-be-member-of-president-obamas-gun-violence-panel/

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Wed Dec 19, 2012, 11:59 PM

1. Bravo!

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