Listeners have requested an episode on concealed carry at church. This is Mike and Zack's take on the issue.
God and Guns Podcast
Episode 013 - Church Carry
Welcome back to the God and Guns Podcast. My name’s Mike, your host, (Zack) And I’m Zack, your other host.
Zack and I use this podcast to talk about God, guns, and the responsible Christian gun owners interests.
Today we’ll be talking about carrying concealed weapons in church.
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Main Topic: Church Carry
-Arkansas passed bill in January to allow.
-Georgia, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, North Dakota, South Carolina, Virginia.
-Louisiana: Church, Synagogue and Mosque Carry
(New Law that goes into effect Aug. 15, 2010 allows Church carry under the following rules.
Churches, Synagogues and Mosques choosing to allow concealed carry will have to inform their congregations of the decision.
Anyone wishing to carry a concealed weapon in a church will have to take an extra eight hours of tactical training each year.
The new law does not apply to churches on school property.
Any church or other place of worship; However, this subchapter does not preclude a church or other place of worship from determining who may carry a concealed handgun into the church or other place of worship.
-Virginia: Carrying dangerous weapon to place of religious worship while a meeting for religious purposes is being held unless you have "good and sufficient reason." There is no known definition of what a good and sufficient reason would be. Violation is a minor crime, punishable by a fine of up to $100.
-Why carry in church?
-Should pastors carry?
-What about police or guards?
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