Posts Tagged ‘guns in church’

Philippine church leaders give thumbs down to arming priests Comments 0

Monday, June 11th, 2018
arming priests

Church leaders in the Philippines have opposed the idea of arming priests as a protection measure in the wake of recent attacks on members of the clergy. Calls have come from several quarters for priests to take advantage of a 2014 law allowing journalists, priests, lawyers, doctors, nurses, accountants and engineers to carry firearms outside Read more

Taking guns to church is OK in Arkansas Comments 0

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Taking guns to church has been approved in Arkansas with the passage of a law allowing individual religious leaders to decide if concealed weapons should be allowed in their places of worship. The Church Protection Act passed the Senate with a 28-4 vote and the House of Representatives with an even more decisive 85-8 vote. Read more