second amendment

Ethics and Religion Talk: What If There Were No Second Amendment

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 05-31-2022 under OPINION

[Note: This panelists submitted their responses over a month before the tragic murder of 19 fourth graders and two teachers. The murderer legally bought two AR15-style rifles for his 18th birthday. Perhaps legal gun ownership should begin at age 21...

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Ethics and Religion Talk - What If There Were No first Amendment?

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 04-19-2022 under OPINION

The Reverend Colleen Squires, minister at All Souls Community Church of West Michigan, a Unitarian Universalist Congregation, responds: Unitarian Universalists are strong believers in separation of church and state. Therefore, it would be seen...

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Is it a Contradiction to be both Pro-Life and Pro-Gun?

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 01-11-2021 under OPINION

Father Michael Nasser, who writes from an Eastern Christian perspective and is Pastor of St. Nicholas Orthodox Christian Church, responds: “If the ‘pro-gun’ sign was placed to show support for policies which encourage the baseless...

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Grammar-slinger: How a retired Grand Rapids professor was compelled to clarify the Second Amendment

by (MVanDenend)

Submitted 04-15-2020 under NEWS

Jim Vanden Bosch didn’t expect the Second Amendment to dominate his life and research time. Vanden Bosch, a retired professor of English at Calvin University in Grand Rapids, calls his many hours of labor on the grammar of the much-debated...

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