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Preserve Gun Rights, Save Black Lives

rhough Wrote: Feb 25, 2013 7:25 AM
Nice article. Christ followers are peacemakers and peace promoters... and blessed to be so. The time we spend with those most vulnerable to situations of angry outburst and other societal ills will go along way towards a society whose heart is changing for the good. The other part of this problem that major media do not acknowledge is the Lutheran understanding of the 10 commandments (the last 7) in which we are to act positively for the good of our neighbor be it his/her reputation, property and even their life which means aiding them when their life is threatened by someone who intends them immediate harm. To do less means I am not the neighbor I say I am to them! Think about this: Why do we then support the police who are charged to do..
rhough Wrote: Feb 25, 2013 7:26 AM
ought to be doing? I desire the best for my neighbors good... they watch out for me and I in turn watch out for them. Peaceable solutions need to come before there is an outbreak of madness... but do not allow law abiding citizens their due right and obligation to protect themselves or their neighbor. The issue of assault weapons is a bogus one when you consider that any weapon intended to be used to harm another is in effect an assault weapon. This argument has hindered the the underlying causes of mental/civil instability.

This past Friday my organization, CURE, sponsored a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, to bring attention to the importance of rigorously defending the right of all Americans, guaranteed under the 2nd Amendment of our Constitution, to own a gun.

Our event provided a forum for black leaders from the world of politics and public policy in Washington, from the business community, from academia, and from the clergy to express their deep concern about efforts currently underway to limit our God-given and constitutional individual right of self-defense.

Why would an organization like CURE, whose mission focuses on...