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A Sin Issue or a Gun Issue? Why Evangelicals are Deeply Skeptical of Gun-Control Laws

posted on November 6, 2017

The Washington Post’s Sarah Pulliam Bailey reports on evangelical attitudes about gun-control. She writes, “Most conservative evangelicals don’t believe specific gun policies are spelled out in the Bible, and many of them don’t believe gun-control measures are constitutional and can solve the problem of mass shootings, said Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s policy arm.” Cameron Strang, an editor of Relevant, an evangelical magazine, said, “Evangelicals vote along party lines, whether or not it makes theological sense. Pro-lifers would see supporting anything but steadfast Republican policy as endorsing part of a liberal agenda, which means ultimately endorsing abortion.”

Read at The Washington Post