Tag Archives: 2nd amendment

Two birds with one stone

Some Monday morning humor.  I did know about Dixon Diaz, but he’s got some game:

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The visual image of what happened in that room made my flesh crawl.

  I’m sharing this because even the visual image of what happened in that room made my flesh crawl. From the Albany Times Union: Jerome M. Hauer, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s director of homeland security, took out his handgun and used … Continue reading

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Who ordered that military installations should be “gun free zones”?

My heart goes out to those poor people who were killed and injured at the Navy Yard and to their families.  Some questions have to be asked. I was sent this link to PJ Media, which has an interesting bit … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Are priests allowed to carry handguns?

From a reader: Are priests allowed to carry handguns? I have heard stories of priests owning guns, going hunting, etc, but could a priest have a handgun, conceal and carry, etc? What do you think about a priest having a … Continue reading

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Video by Hollywood stars about guns followed by the reality check video

Don’t you wish sometimes that you never… I mean never… saw or heard Hollywood stars when they weren’t actually in a show or movie? Some of these people are getting into the gun-control issue. Strikes me as a bit hypocritical. … Continue reading

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Poking fun at enemies of the 2nd Amendment

At Catholic Vote someone has taken the mickey out of the enemies of the 2nd Amendment and particular out of the opponents of concealed carry weapon licenses. No, wait.  Let me correct that.  Stricter gun-control advocates generally don’t actually think about the … Continue reading

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Did Jesus tell the Apostles to buy weapons? Yes. To use them?

I have been thinking through the “gun” controversy.  I am also thinking about what it means for me, a priest. For example, what does a concealed carry weapon (CCW) mean for a priest versus for a layperson? Some people will … Continue reading

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Of a hand-held radio, a US Senator, a concealed hand gun, and a cri de coeur

When I got interested in Ham Radio, I discovered on YouTube some video offerings from “USNERDOC“, a fellow in Oregon who was in the Navy and is an emergency medicine doctor.  He has gotten into Ham Radio, in part, to … Continue reading

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Obamic Irony

After the sad election last November, the President joked around with Barbara Walters on ABC about his daughters being surrounded by guns all the time.  I am sure that, as a father, he thinks that’s a mighty fine perk. His … Continue reading

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