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Gun Policies in Church

Discussion in 'Latter-day Saints DIR' started by Watchmen, Dec 30, 2019.

  1. Watchmen

    Watchmen Well-Known Member
    Premium Member

    Jun 30, 2008
    Not sure if there are any Mormons left at RF, but here we go.

    The recent shooting at a Texas Church shows how effective having a good person carrying a firearm can be in the face of evil. I believe the Mormon Church recently enacted a policy prohibiting guns in its church buildings. So, if the shooter had picked a Mormon church, there would have been no one to fireback to end the assault.

    Do you think the Brethren were right to implement the no firearm policy or should members be allowed to bring their guns (so long as they are complying with state and federal law)?
  2. Katzpur

    Katzpur Not your average Mormon

    Apr 10, 2005
    LDS Christian
    I'm still here, and still trying to decide what I think.
  3. dianaiad

    dianaiad Well-Known Member

    Oct 20, 2010
    LDS (the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day saints)
    I think...that we should consider carefully why we are asked not to bring guns into church (though there are times when people MUST bear arms, even in church). I think...that we must obey the law, whatever, and I think that we should wait to see what happens next.

    .....and yeah, there are one or two Mormons left on RF. Or three. Or something.