The Rev. Sharon Risher is a spokesperson for Everytown Survivor Network and Moms Demand Gun Sense in America. Her mother, Ethel Lee Lance, died in the Mother Emanuel AME Church shooting in Charleston in June 2015. Use the contact form on Risher’s website to arrange an interview.
Bishop Mariann Budde leads the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, D.C. She is a member of Bishops United Against Gun Violence, an ad hoc group of around 60 Episcopal leaders. Contact the Rev. Daryl Paul Lobban to arrange an interview.
Besheer Mohamed is a senior researcher at Pew Research Center, where he studies the U.S. Muslim community. Arrange an interview through Anna Schiller.
Steven Hodas is the vice president of education for the Anti-Defamation League.
The Rev. Ruben Duran is the director of congregational vitality for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
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Maurice Samuels is a French professor at Yale University, where he also directs the Yale Program for the Study of Antisemitism.
Stosh Cotler is CEO of Bend the Arc: Jewish Action, a liberal Jewish organization that combats conservative policies. Arrange an interview through Elliot Levy.
The Rev. Paul Smith is a pastor, civil rights activist and patient advocate. He serves on the board of advisers for Compassion & Choices, which seeks to increase access to medically assisted suicide. He is the author of Facing Death: The Deep Calling to the Deep.