Re: Church Carry? POLL!
I live in a backwater, America circa. 1950s. I have a Concealed carry permit and usually have a revolver in my vehicle. I have never carried concealed.
In times past, no one ever considered carrying to Church. Recent history in this nation has shown that there are those among us who will attack a Church just because it is a Church. Others will attack to kill a specific persons or persons and a Church is the place they want to make there point.
Now however we must take into account the realities of the modern world and what is happening in other countries. Consider the fusillades of bullets fired into church congregations in S. Africa, Indonesia, India, Pakistan, Malaya and other diverse places. Machete wielding attacks on churches in Africa, Rowanda and Nigeria comes to mind where whole congregations were hacked to death, machine gunned, blown up with grenades and set on fire. These attacks although sometimes more general in nature almost always fall on people seeking final refuge in Churches. They also died because they were unarmed.
The perpetrators of these atrocities have two things in common they were either Muslims, Communists or some other kind of Socialist or both. We have many of our cities that have large Muslim populations and we know from literature in some of these Mosques that they not only will they not condemn such actions in other countries by fellow Muslims but will give their full support for such activities. How long before we see something like that here? I thought never, but when I see this administration and Eric Holder dissembling on attacks by Muslim terrorists on our Military bases, Airlines and even Times Square for crying out loud, I begin to fear for my country. All in the time since Obama was elected. Sometime soon the Muslim Terrorists are going to get it right and a lot of people are going to die in this country and this administration in the dereliction of its duty to protect this country will do the very least it can do to prevent it form happening. Of course, When it happens it will be Bushes fault.
Then there is the threat from the Socialists. Many Dems. in the Congress are openly Socialist and vocal about it. This Administration has flooded the White House with Socialists and Communists.
When I served in the military in the 50s and 60s for part of that time I was prepared to fly to Russia on what at that time was, before the fan-jet engines, a one way flight. The Communists and Socialists were and are our mortal enemy and this administration is full of them. I am sick to death of that mob and hope to see them removed from positions of power. I think they are not above letting these things happen and doing nothing to stop it.
This thread has caused me to reconsider carrying because of comments by Sorral, I too think at some point the Muslims will hit our churches either as a stand alone attack or as part of demonstrations from some of their trumped up charges. As Danwin points out the Muslims will at some point try to intimidate Churches in or near areas they control. Terry reminds us of the significance of Jesus' admonition to arm ourselves. That must me meant for times such as these.
Psalm 12 verse 8: The wicked walk on every side when the vilest men are exalted.
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