Gun Control

Resolution Adopted by the CCAR

Gun Control

Adopted by the CCAR at the 100th Annual Convention of

the Central Conference of American Rabbis

Cincinnati, Ohio June, 1989

WHEREAS the proliferation of firearms and automatic weapons continues unabated; and

WHEREAS the loss of life and personal injury from the use of such weapons grows astronomically,


WHEREAS the Central Conference of American Rabbis has been on record in previous years

in support of gun control.

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the CCAR urge local, state, and national officials to

restrict the sale of all handguns and to ban the sale of automatic weapons to the

general public.