Tag Archives: gun control

White House issues advice about shootings at churches – POLL

More great advice from the Obama Administration today. On the heels of a shooting at a Catholic Church in Utah (HERE), I spotted at RNS, that the White House has issued some advice for how to deal with shootings at … Continue reading

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Canonist looks at Arkansas’ legislation for churches to determine concealed carry weapon policies

Prof. Ed Peters, canonist, has an thought-provoking post at his blog In The Light Of The Law.  He looks at a few canonical points regarding the state, a diocese or a parish can/could/should ban the carrying of concealed weapons from … Continue reading

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Some people are finally waking up to lefty hijacking of pro-life language in gun control debate

I have been saying for weeks now that the left has been hijacking pro-life language for their own ends. Right now, they are twisting their support for Pres. Obama (against people who “cling to guns or religion”) into a “prolife … Continue reading

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WI Sheriff urges people to arm themselves, get training, because of cuts to law enforcement.

There is a phrase which is becoming more popular:  I carry a gun – because a cop is too heavy. Here is a story from Milwaukee which a friend forwarded. Keep in mind that Milwaukee is not exactly a bastion … Continue reading

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

As I read in the Huffington Post: […] 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. … 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 … 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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