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A make-shift memorial to the 20 six- and seven-year-old children and six staff who were shot dead by gunman Adam Lanza at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, on 14 December 2012. Lanza had already shot and killed his mother; and committed suicide as emergency services arrived at the school. Following the shooting, a group of bishops from the US-based Episcopal Church established the campaign group Bishops United Against Gun Violence.

US-based Episcopal Church arms itself with shares in battle for responsible gun-control

Responding to accusations that arms manufacturer Smith and Wesson has refused to meet with young advocates of gun control, the US-based Episcopal Church has purchased shares in its parent company to carry out shareholder advocacy