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Would Jesus Pack Heat? Is Gun Control a God Issue?posted on July 24, 2012
USA Today’s Cathy Lynn Grossman compiles a variety of responses to the Rev. James Martin’s faith-based argument for gun control. In a recent posting on America Magazine, Martin, a Jesuit priest, ties together gun control and pro-life issues, stating, “I am pro-life across the board. I’m against abortion. But I don’t think it’s antithetical to being for gun control.” Many readers posted responses on Martin’s Facebook page, including Sandra Canosa, who disagrees with the Jesuit priest’s stance. “Law abiding citizens are the only ones who will be impacted by gun control laws,” Canosa writes.