This is a discussion on Two Dead, Including Bishop, in Shooting at Calif. Mormon Church within the In the News: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly forums, part of the The Back Porch category; http://www.foxnews.com/us/2010/08/29...est=latestnews Coincidentally, today I asked my church leader how he would feel about me carrying at church. His response, "Why would you want to carry ...
Coincidentally, today I asked my church leader how he would feel about me carrying at church. His response, "Why would you want to carry a gun?"
We're all in favor of reducing violent crime. It's just that pro-gunners have a method that is proven effective. Anti-gunners don't.
John Moses Browning day is January 24th, 2011
Scott, US Army 1974-2004
Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children what it was once like in the United States where men were free.
- Ronald Reagan
Show him this It looks like there are more deadly force incidents in churches than in schools or shopping malls.
The only common sense gun legislation was written about 226 years ago.
I carry always not because I go places trouble is likely, but because trouble has a habit of not staying in its assigned zone.
Woman shot outside Goldsboro church
When you have to shoot, shoot. Don't talk.
"Don't forget, incoming fire has the right of way."
Its sad but even churches aren't sacred these days.
Bad things happen to good, even Godly, people.
"Just getting a concealed carry permit means you haven't commited a crime yet. CCP holders commit crimes." Daniel Vice, senior attorney for the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, quoted on Fox & Friends, 8 Jul, 2008
"Sometimes, when you're making gumbo, people just show up.", Leah Chase
Any time, any place...people still don't seem to grasp that concept until it happens right next to them.
Then you hear, "I can't believe it happened here."
Proverbs 27:12 says: “The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and suffer for it.”
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NRA Life Member
It's sad, but if your looking for victims on a Sunday, what comes to mind for a large group? I'll wear mine to church!
You can educate ignorance, you can't fix stupid
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Very sad, but it does not surprise me.
"The Second Amendment: America's Original Homeland Security"
The thought is a false concept that has never been congruent with actual world and US history.
Attacks against places of worship and the people within them has long been commonplace.
'Anytime...Anywhere...Anyone.' - DefensiveCarry.com
A good man, serving others, getting nothing out of his service but the peace of helping others out and is shot down for no good reason. Doesn't appear the shooter even knew the Bishop. Sad deal...
M&P Shield9; RIA 1911 Tactical 9mm;...many long guns
It's because of incidents like this and all those I have heard of or picked up the pieces from over the past 40 + years that I CARRY ALL THE TIME EVERY WHERE !
"Violence is seldom the answer, but when it is the answer it is the only answer".
"A nation of sheep breeds a government of wolves".