Guns everywhere could solve problem of violence, crime competition

| April 1, 2014

Don’t get upset, folks. It only stands to reason that a nation that only pays lip service to Christ and Christian values would need guns in schools, shopping malls, movie theaters and the like. And maybe, more extensive stand your ground laws will give bangers and drug cartels the necessary tools to legally eliminate their rivals and not tie up our courts with meaningless murder cases. Of course there are going to be those spoilsport genuine “Holy Ghost Prophets” who are going to be trying to shout folks down saying, “I told you so,” and quoting Proverbs 14:12 and Matthew 26:52. Then again, a proud nation will tell you how THEIR god, guns and guts made America great, but those pesky folks again would be quoting GOD as He spoke through his prophet in Proverbs 16:18. But, we suppose it won’t faze folks because after all, “Most of us just say that Bible stuff and following it only when it’s convenient for us to get our way!” Right?

Amid Wave of Pro-Gun Legislation, Georgia Proposes Sweeping Law

By HERBERT BUCHSBAUMMARCH 24, 2014

State Representative Alan Powell, a Republican, celebrated after a gun bill was passed on the last day of the legislative session on Thursday in Atlanta. Credit Jason Getz/Associated Press

ATLANTA — Pro- and anti-gun forces do not agree on much, but they do agree on the breathtaking sweep of the Georgia legislation allowing guns in bars, schools, restaurants, churches and airports that is now awaiting the signature of Gov. Nathan Deal.

Americans for Responsible Solutions, founded by Gabrielle Giffords, the former Arizona congresswoman who was critically wounded in a mass shooting in 2011, calls it “the most extreme gun bill in America” and the “guns everywhere” legislation. The National Rifle Association, which lobbied for the bill, calls it “the most comprehensive pro-gun” bill in recent state history, and described the vote at the Capitol on Thursday as “a historic victory for the Second Amendment.”

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via Amid Wave of Pro-Gun Legislation, Georgia Proposes Sweeping Law – NYTimes.com.

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