Ban of Military-Style Semi-Automatic Weapons
ELCA Churchwide Assembly Action CA89.02.10
Passed by the 1989 Churchwide Assembly in Chicago, Illinois.
To encourage members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America to study the issue of gun control within congregational and other groups;
To encourage elected governmental officials to explore options for better management of these weapons through an outright ban or regulation of lawful sales; and
To refer this memorial to the Commission for Church in Society, for use should a position statement on this issue be developed.