As the 2015 legislative session begins in Montpelier, our bishop is making his voice heard on matters related to criminal background checks for firearms purchases and affordable health care for all.
Bishop Ely’s statement regarding background checks for the purchase of guns was read by the Rev. Susan Ohlidal at an event in Montpelier the morning of Wednesday, January 14th. Bishop Ely plans to issue further comment on the proposed gun safety legislation when it is made available for review.
Bishop Ely’s statement regarding affordable health care was read by Joseph Gainza of Vermont Action for Peace at an event in Montpelier the morning of Thursday, January 15th. The Rev. Earl Kooperkamp was also in attendance.
The Rev. Susan Ohlidal speaks at January 14th’s event (Photo: Carolyn Bates, GunSense)