God, Guns and Others: Why Restrictions on Carrying Firearms in Church Conflict with a Moral Duty to Defend Others
32 Pages Posted: 19 Mar 2014
Date Written: March 11, 2014
This article argues from Scripture that individuals have a moral duty to act in defense of their neighbors, and examines how the law, modern and historic, have recognized the existence of that duty. It also examines the nature of the conflict between restrictions on carrying firearms in churches and concludes that state restrictions on this subject must be relaxed to allow individuals to be prepared to act on their duty.
Keywords: Firearms, Christianity, Concealed Carry, Church, Defense of Others, Religion & Law
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