Tim Donnelly, a Republican in the California state legislature, went on a Christian radio talk show recently and made the bizarre statement that guns are absolutely essential to living the way God intended us to live. See if you can make any sense of this:
Assemblyman Tim Donnelly called in to the AM740 KBRITE Christian radio show, “The Bottom Line,” to discuss gun control on Wednesday, when he revealed that he believes firearms are part of God’s plan.
“Guns are used an average of 3 million times a year according to the Clinton Justice Department,” Donnelly said via RawStory. “That’s like 6,900 times a day. That’s the high end of the statistics. Other people say it’s only 200 times a day. Whatever that number is, they are used to defend human life. They are used to defend our property and our families and our faith and our freedom, and they are absolutely essential to living the way God intended for us to live.”
How odd that they’re essential to living the way God intended, yet every single person in the Bible, including Jesus, managed to live without them because they hadn’t been invented yet.