Fear Mongering or just Common Sense

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There’s been a whole bunch of media exposure by Christians related to the murders in Oregon by a killer who asked people if they were Christians and then shot them if they said, “Yes.”

Ben Carson went on Facebook with this post and #IamaChristian went viral.

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Ron Ramsey is the Lt.Gov. of Tennessee and he’s a Christian and he took #IamaChristian one step farther.

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In other works, show your faith by carrying a weapon to protect yourself and your family.

I’m a Christian and I think Ramsey’s rational is a tad over the top. Let me note that if you see me on the street I’m carrying at least one pistol and one tactical knife and I know how to use both. The fact that I carry has nothing to do with me being a Christian, it has to do solely with the fact that there may be people around who aren’t Christians and might wish to do me harm for whatever reason.

To Mr. Ramsey I would say, carry a gun (and know how to use it) for only one reason, protection. Faith has nothing to do with it.

About Author

Michael Becker is a long time activist and a businessman. He's been involved in the pro-life movement since 1976 and has been counseling addicts and ministering to prison inmates since 1980. Becker is a Curmudgeon. He has decades of experience as an operations executive in turnaround situations and in mortgage banking. He blogs regularly at The Right Curmudgeon, The Minority Report, Wizbang, Unified Patriots and Joe for America. He lives in Phoenix and is almost always armed.

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