There is in the news today a call for the Marines at the recruiting station in Chattanooga to have been armed, since "we are at war" with radical Islam. A different take on the subject can be found (via WRSA) from Mason Dixon Tactical. Here are some excerpts. The question is somewhat easy to answer. “Should they have been armed?” The short answer is “No.”, at least not from an “On Duty” perspective. I find it interesting that some who have been crying to high Heaven about the [read more]
One Charlotte area pastor is taking church protection into her own hands.
Pastor Brenda Stevenson of the New Outreach Christian Center has announced plans to purchase and carry a firearm to protect her congregation. The decision comes in the wake of the massacre that killed nine members of the Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina.
“We need protection,” Stevenson told NBC Charlotte from inside her church’s pulpit. “I want them to know ‘Have no fear. God is here,’ but we got two more members. Smith, and Wesson.”
New Outreach is known throughout Charlotte for helping to feed and clothe thousands of people during the holiday season. Stevenson says some of the people the church has helped have frightened her.
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“I am not prepared to use it at this point, but when I get through taking the course, and get the permit, yes,” Stevenson said.
Very good. Get the training, learn to use it, trust God, and do His bidding. He would have you defend yourself and your congregation because you are all made in His image. Arm the congregation as well. You think more clearly than some of the goobers about whom I’ve written.
As for the bad people, meet Smith & Wesson. And then prepare to meet your maker.