Churches have repeatedly, for over 3 years, prayed & urged the legislature to correct the provision in Florida law that usurps the right of churches to provide safety and security on their property.
Missouri is one of nine states where the government generally prohibits people from carrying firearms in church.
The bill is one of a number of legislative measures to remove legislative obstacles that prevent effective means to self-defense and others in “gun free” zones.
Open carry at The Vertical Church in Yuma is common. It is not so common to see a rifleman outside of the front entrance.
Millions of parishioners woke up to a new world after the murders at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. They felt the responsibility to keep their families and their congregations safe.