A high-powered interfaith coalition in D.C. this morning will demand — among other measures — a criminal background check for every gun buyer. (Check back later with RNS for the full story.)
Meanwhile, President Obama considers executive action on the gun front.
Myrlie Evers-Williams will be the first laywoman to give the invocation at a presidential invocation and RNS’s Adelle Banks is the first reporter to get a religion-focused interview with her as she prepares for the big day.
The fact that 36 percent of Americans have changed their minds on gay marriage is a heck of a statistic. Here’s one story behind the numbers: a Catholic mother, her soon-to-be married gay son, and a save-the-date card.