Vox Pop: Bishops United Against Gun Violence March

  • June 29, 2015
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IMAG7754 Clergy lead the Bishops United Against Gun Violence march Sunday, June 28, 2015, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Hundreds of people gathered Sunday morning outside the Salt Palace for the Bishops United Against Gun Violence March. The march was held during the Episcopal Church’s General Convention in Salt Lake City. Under the banner Claiming Common Ground Against Gun Violence, the bishops issued a call for thoughtful debate about gun violence and solutions to the underlying problems. Vox Pop brings you some of the voices from the rally:

 

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IMAG7838 Michael Curry, Presiding Bishop-Elect of the Episcopal Church, address the Bishops United Against Gun Violence march, which gathered outside the Salt Palace Sunday, June 26, 2015.

IMAG7824 Carolyn Tuft, who was injured and her daughter, Kirsten Hinckley, killed, during the Trolley Square shooting in 2007, address the marchers.

IMAG7818 A view of the crowd before the march starts

IMAG7783 Scott Hayashi (left, in robes), Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Utah, with marchers.

IMAG7761 The march returns from Pioneer Park, passing in front of the Holy Trinity Cathedral on 300 S. 300 W., Salt Lake City.

IMAG7730 Marchers listen during speeches at Pioneer Park.

IMAG7716 Speakers address crowd during rally at Pioneer Park, including Rev. Gayle Fischer-Stewart (center). Prior to joining the clergy, she served as a police officer in Washington, D.C. for 20 years.

IMAG7704 Marchers entering Pioneer Park, 300 S. 300 W., Salt Lake City, Utah.

IMAG7694 The march enters Pioneer Park, with the Holy Trinity Cathedral in the background, 300 S. 300 W., Salt Lake City

IMAG7679 The Bishops United Against Gun Violence march, Sunday, June 18, 2015, Salt Lake City, Utah.

IMAG7663 The Bishops United Against Gun Violence march, Sunday, June 18, 2015, Salt Lake City, Utah.

IMAG7662 The Bishops United Against Gun Violence march, Sunday, June 18, 2015, Salt Lake City, Utah.

IMAG7648 The Bishops United Against Gun Violence march, Sunday, June 18, 2015, Salt Lake City, Utah.