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First Presbyterian Church of Dallas
gun buyback joined by counter rally

Dallas Morning News [TX], by Travis Hudson

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 1/19/2013 5:58:48 PM

It was a gun sellers market in downtown Dallas Saturday. The previously mentioned gun buyback hosted by First Presbyterian Church of Dallas and The Stewpot found itself with some competition from an eager group of gun buyers that set up across the street. Signs saying “We pay more!” and “Give your gun a happy home” were waved along the street, trying to sway individuals planning to take guns to the Presbyterian event to cross the street and sell the gun to another private owner for more money and prevent its destruction. First Presbyterian has been holding gun buybacks for years

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Texas know how to uphold their Second Amendment and still go to Church on Sunday. Next will be Catholic Church barring dRATS from medical care needed instead of allowing bed for criminal abortion.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: chumley, 1/19/2013 6:05:40 PM     (No. 9127006)

I guess thats the free market at work; willing buyer/willing seller at an agreed upon price and all.
Still, I dont have a whole lot of respect for anyone who would sell a perfectly good gun for the purpose of destruction. Its just wrong.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: O.S. Banker, 1/19/2013 6:11:51 PM     (No. 9127011)

I was at a Kiwanis Club meeting recently and we were discussing fundraising activities. One member suggested that we visit every gun shop in a 5 county area and buy every broken piece of junk that we could for no more than $50 each. There is a large metropolitan area less than 100 miles from us ( it has a giant criquet wicket on its river bank) that routinely has a gun buy back. It is known that they pay $100 per item. Bottom line, we double our funds for community projects, the do-gooders feel good, and some independent business move some unmovable inventory.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: HPmatt, 1/19/2013 6:47:43 PM     (No. 9127061)

!st Pres Dallas adheres to the liberal wing of Presbyterianism. Not surprising.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: right-turn, 1/19/2013 6:57:49 PM     (No. 9127074)

There is more than one branch of Presbyterian churches. This one is part of the PCUSA, which has become liberal infested. They not longer represent the true believers and have lost many congregations as a result.




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Reply 5 - Posted by: jorgecito, 1/19/2013 7:12:53 PM     (No. 9127102)

Love it! I can just picture the looks on the faces of those sanctimonious PC USA leftists.

Yeah, I have a PC USA (aptly named) church in my town too. The leftists have taken over, and the church is dying. Sad, because it´s a beautiful and historic building that dates back to the Revolution. I´m afraid the current crop of controllers will sell it to a mosque.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Northcross, 1/19/2013 7:14:34 PM     (No. 9127105)

If John Knox were alive today, he would be rolling over in his grave. This is no longer a church as we know it, but an enclave of liberal feel-good groupthink.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: revdeppisch316, 1/19/2013 9:03:24 PM     (No. 9127221)

I preach this Sunday at a PC USA church that is so conservative they have shunned liberal pastors for 2 years in search of a conservative.
I think I´ll carry my Beretta to show my support for this congregation-- most of whom have target practice as a social event after church.


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Reply 8 - Posted by: FenwayFrank, 1/19/2013 9:06:26 PM     (No. 9127227)

How about a little competition, liberals?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: veritas, 1/19/2013 9:38:30 PM     (No. 9127260)

This post will be shorter than I hoped. I can´t find "Thou shalt not own a gladius"....

But hey, legal eagles -- does the church need an FFL? How about the competing impromptu auction guys? I don´t wanna stop ´em, just wondering if they´re running a risk.

#7: Remember, no one was ever saved more than 20 minutes into the sermon.

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