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America’s largest Christian university has found itself at the center of a national gun debate. Just days after Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr.—the son of the school’s founder—made controversial comments advocating for firearm-wielding students being able to “end those Muslims” after the San Bernardino terrorist attacks, the school changed its campus gun policy. School administrators will now allow students to carry firearms in residential dorms. Read More

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What Christian leaders are saying about guns

“The apostle Paul called Christians not to avenge ourselves, but to leave it to the wrath of God and instead to return good for evil. And then he said that God gave the sword (the gun) into the hand of governmental rulers to express that wrath in the pursuit of justice in this world … Jesus promised that violent hostility will come; and the whole tenor of His counsel

John Piper, Desiring God Ministries Read More

Why Are So Many Christians Scared of Nonviolence?

A look at what the Bible and church history teach about violence and safety. Read More

Transportation Security Administration found a record high number of guns in carry-ons in 2015—20 percent more than they found in 2014. Of the 2,653 guns TSA found in luggage, 83 percent were loaded. The firearms were found in a total of 236 airports, with the highest numbers coming from Dallas/Fort Worth International, Houston's George H. W. Bush Intercontinental and Hartsfield-Jackson in Atlanta. TSA attributes the rise in numbers to better security measures and an influx in traveling. TSA Administrator Peter V. Neffenger said, "The transport of firearms by commercial air in carry-on bags represents a threat to the safety and security of air travelers. Through increased training in detection methods, our officers are becoming more adept at intercepting these prohibited items." Discuss

After a week off, Stephen Colbert took a few minutes of last night’s Late Show to talk about recent terrorist attacks and to explain why offering “thoughts and prayers” in the wake of tragedy is so important. He also discussed the need for meaningful dialogue about guns—whether that takes the form of regulation or more proper training. Discuss