Lt. Gov: ‘Fellow Christians’ Should Consider Handgun Permits

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Free Republic

Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey said in a Facebook posting Friday that “fellow Christians” should consider getting a handgun carry permit after the mass shooting in Oregon.

Survivors told authorities the gunman demanded at least some of the victims state their religion before shooting them at a community college.

In his posting, Ramsey, also the Tennessee state Senate speaker, called recent U.S. mass shootings “truly troubling.”

“I would encourage my fellow Christians who are serious about their faith to think about getting a handgun carry permit,” Ramsey wrote. “I have always believed that it is better to have a gun and not need it than to need a gun and not have it. Our enemies are armed. We must do likewise.”

At least one lawmaker joined those rejecting the posting.

(Excerpt) Read more at wkrn.com

2 thoughts on “Lt. Gov: ‘Fellow Christians’ Should Consider Handgun Permits

  1. Most of us who read our Bibles recall verse 34; how many remember verse 36? ((all three in context):
    Luke 22:34-36King James Version (KJV)

    34 And he said, I tell thee, Peter, the cock shall not crow this day, before that thou shalt thrice deny that thou knowest me.

    35 And he said unto them, When I sent you without purse, and scrip, and shoes, lacked ye any thing? And they said, Nothing.

    36 Then said he unto them, But now, he that hath a purse, let him take it, and likewise his scrip: and he that hath no sword, let him sell his garment, and buy one.
    Seventeen-hundred and fifty odd years before the 2nd amendment was put down in the Bill of Rights…

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