Monthly Archives: May 2017

Archive of posts published in the specified Month

May
31

GUNS AND TYRANNY

GUNS AND TYRANNY Although we do not have guns in our home and I gave away my .22 rifle 43 years ago, I can understand guns used for hunting, sport shooting and reasonable personal protection. I do take pause, however, with gun misuse…

May
28

GVP Supported The Constitution & Iconic Documents

I often shake my head in disappointment when I see or hear that a particular candidate or legislator “believes in the 2nd Amendment.”  That statement is almost a guarantee that just the opposite is true!  Gun-rights advocates often refer to the 2nd Amendment…

May
21

RESOLUTION POWER

RESOLUTION POWER The St. Paul Area Synod passed a GVP (gun violence prevention) resolution with over 300 YES votes and only four NO votes. If time would have allowed in the tight assembly, here is the speech I would have given. Gun lethality…

May
14

HAIR TRIGGER GUN BILL

HAIR TRIGGER GUN BILL STAND YOUR GROUND, or “Defense of Dwelling and Person Act of 2017”, or HF0238/SF0292, is a “hair trigger gun bill.” SYG eliminates common law duty to retreat in case of self-defense outside of home. It creates a “presumption…and expectation…that…

May
7

TEN COMMANDMENTS REDUX

TEN COMMANDMENTS REDUX There is a reason why the Ten Commandments ring true in Jewish and Christian communities. They provide an ethical framework for life and a bridge for relationship with God. It is also significant that the frieze above the United States…

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