Thursday, December 31, 2015

Well-ordered militia?

I’m convinced the inflammatory language of talk show hosts have caused the rise of armed militias in America, which have tripled in number in 2009, growing 245 percent. In March of last year [2011] nine members of the “Christian militia” in Michigan were arrested for plotting to kill law enforcement officers, whom they said are “the foot soldiers of the federal government.” They had hoped their actions would spark a national uprising. These “Christians” are members of only one of the 512 armed militias and hate groups in the country.—America and Its Guns: A Theological Expose, page 50

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"A well-ordered militia" indeed! If they were Islamic, they'd be called terrorists, but they're white, male, Protestant, so they are just patriots, right?

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