Tag Archives: gun control

“Let us turn our thoughts today to Martin Luther King…”

As I read in the Huffington Post:
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Most people think [Martin Luther King, JR] would be the last person to own a gun. Yet in the mid-1950s, as the civil rights movement heated up, King kept firearms for self-protection. In fact, … Continue reading

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Mr. President, pleeeeease issue an executive order to outlaw the Catholic Church? Pretty please?

Stock in gun companies is going up, because of this gun-control thing.  Pres. Obama has a jihad against guns… gun and ammo sales soar to record levels.  In a gun shop I saw a photo of the President with the … Continue reading

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Sr. Keehan! Will the CHA have a banner in the March for Life in Washington DC?

First I found Pres. Obama declaring “Religious Freedom” Day. Now I find Sr. Carol Keehan openly defending the unborn?
From CNS:
Sr. Carol Keehan: Sandy Hook ‘Separate Issue’ But ‘Abortion Takes the Life of an Innocent Child’
By Patrick Burke
(CNSNews.com) — Sister Carol … 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.
The original…

How … 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 2nd … 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 bring up … Continue reading

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Getting some terms and issues right in the “gun control” debate

The present gun-control debate is being carried out in the MSM and blogsophere mostly by people who don’t know what they are talking about.
“Assault weapons!”, they cry, while running in circles.  ”Eeek! Eeek! We have to DO SOMETHING!”
Let’s see if we … Continue reading

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March For Life VIDEO! Obama for the … Unborn?!?

Some people are getting it.  Liberals, even – to their eternal shame liberal catholics – are hijacking pro-life language as a way of promoting strict gun-control as if it were a pro-life issue.  What they are really trying to do is silence … Continue reading

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Protecting The Unborn: A ‘Pro-Life Position?

I checked the NCR this morning to see which of their writers would be the first out of the gate to instrumentalize the heinous killing of children in Connecticut to argue for tougher gun control laws.
Would it be Michael Sean … Continue reading

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Pres. Obama is undermining not just the 1st but also the 2nd Amendment

Pres. Obama has been undermining our 1st Amendment rights.  As a refresher, this is the first article of the Bill of Rights:
“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the … Continue reading

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