Mixing God with guns makes no sense

Mixing God with guns makes no sense

In case you haven’t heard, Oklahoma has become a “Second Amendment Sanctuary State” under a law that Gov. Kevin Stitt signed late last month. The Oklahoma measure, Senate Bill 631, reads: “Any federal, state, county or municipal act, law, executive order, administrative order, court order, rule, policy or regulation ordering the buy-back, confiscation or surrender of firearms, firearm accessories or ammunition from law-abiding citizens of this state shall be considered an infringement on the rights of citizens to keep and bear arms.” The “Second Amendment sanctuary” movement has been around for about a decade, and at last check a dozen states and numerous municipalities have passed similar resolutions. I am not writing this to debate whether there is any real danger that the government will come and take anyone’s guns. And it isn’t a screed against gun ownership. If you feel you need a gun to protect your home, so be it. If you enjoy target practice with a pistol, I don’t have a problem with it. And hunting can be a useful tool for preventing the overpopulation of certain animals. All I ask in all these examples is that you always think safety first. My real problem is with the words of Sen. Warren Hamilton, R-McCurtain. When he filed the bill, the first-term lawmaker said: “This bill is simply a red line that clearly defines the limits of governmental authority regarding our unalienable, God-given, blood-bought, constitutionally guaranteed right to keep and bear arms.” “Blood-bought”? You can tie it […]

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