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You Can’t Point a Person to Christ with a Gun
Originally Posted: 03/10/2014 - 2:28pm | Type: Blog

A growing trend in evangelism among some more conservative churches is to promise people a gun in exchange for attendance. During the Crusades, conversion by the sword was a commo ...

Young Guns: Gun Violence Effects on Millennials
Originally Posted: 03/06/2014 - 2:50pm | Type: Blog

Generation Progress and The Center for American Progress recently released a report: “Young Guns: How Gun Violence is Devastating the Millennial Generation.” According to the report, “American children and tee ...

Since Aurora, a Steady Stream of Mass Killings
Originally Posted: 07/16/2013 - 1:55pm | Type: Blog

Following the movie theatre massacre in 2012 that killed 12 people, 126 others have died due to similar events involving mass killings. USA Today reports such tragedies are more “typical” than people think rep ...

Guns ... According to Jesus
Originally Posted: 03/15/2013 - 9:26am | Type: Blog

What would God say about gun control? Not in some sort of glib WWJD-type platitude, nor in an entangled concoction of American freedom and Christian theology. And definitely not in a sensationalized proof-text ...

Obama, Biden Announce Gun Violence Reduction Plan
Originally Posted: 03/15/2013 - 9:34am | Type: Blog

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden announced today a comprehensive four-point plan to address gun violence in the wake of mass shootings in Newtown, Conn., and Aurora, Colo. ...

Court Upholds Georgia Ban on Guns in Church
Originally Posted: 07/24/2012 - 2:14pm | Type: Blog

A federal appeals court has upheld Georgia’s ban on bringing guns into places of worship. The Rev. Jonathan Wilkins, a Baptist pastor, and a gun-rights group had argued that church members should have the right to carry guns into worship serv ...

Support Increasing for Gun Rights, Same-Sex Marriage
Originally Posted: 04/26/2012 - 9:57am | Type: Blog

There is more support for both gun rights and gay marriage in this election cycle than in the previous two, according to a new survey from Pew Research Center for the People & the Press. ...