In light of the terrible shooting tragedy that took place earlier this month in Las Vegas, the Viatorian Community joins with the Conference of Major Superiors of Men in renewing their call for stricter gun control legislation.

“Have Americans become numb to deadly violence,” asks Fr. John Pavlik, OFM, Cap., executive director of CMSM. ‘To provide for the common defense,’ a foundational promise to our citizens, has been profoundly compromised when life protection becomes impossible, as this latest massacre by assault weaponry in Las Vegas attests.”

He and others suggest reading the following article, which contains pertinent statistics and insight: