Feedback on Guns in Church
Reader Emsone linked to this article in the Baptist Press describing armed security in churches. “Guns: ‘Packing heat in church’ increasingly allowed in U.S.”
“As gun control takes high priority on Capitol Hill, state legislatures increasingly are allowing concealed guns in our most sacred place, the church, either for personal protection or for worshippers designated as church security personnel.
“Arkansas, on Feb. 4, became the eighth state to pass legislation allowing concealed guns specifically in churches. In a lopsided bipartisan vote, state legislators voted to allow each church to decide whether individuals with concealed carry permits could take guns in church for personal protection.”
I noticed the original author did not separate fact from speculation.
“Regular church attenders packing heat to protect themselves at church? I think that is a more dangerous scenario than what I have experienced thus far in 40 years of being a pastor.”
My friend, Gary Cass, recorded this video titled “Can the Church Shoot Back?”
Thank you for bringing those articles to my attention.