On Friday April 12, 2019, Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed HB19-1177, Colorado’s red flag gun confiscation bill, into law.
Colorado now joins 14 other states in adopting “red flag” gun confiscation laws.
This law came with considerable controversy as evidenced by its passage in the Colorado Senate by just one vote. On top of that, BLP reported on numerous counties in Colorado that plan to not enforce this law because of its Second Amendment violations. Additionally, Weld County sheriff Steve Reams has declared that he would not enforce red flag gun confiscation laws.
Supporters contend that this law will prevent suicides, mass shootings, and other acts of gun violence. Governor Jared Polis told the The Denver Post “This law will not prevent every shooting, but it can be used in a targeted way.”
The Governor added, “Today we may be saving the life of your nephew, your niece, your grandchild.”
Momentum for red flag laws is growing across the nation and now even the federal government is considering its own iteration. Senator Lindsey Graham is currently drafting his own red flag bill which has generated considerable backlash from no compromise gun rights organizations like Gun Owners of America.
Red flag will be one of the biggest gun control fights in the upcoming months for Second Amendment supporters.
Southern Baptist Convention Reverses Course on Name Change After BLP Reporting
They say they’re not changing their name.
The Southern Baptist Convention has sought to dispel reporting from Big League Politics on the organization’s planned name change, arguing that the institution isn’t formally changing its name.
To correct multiple inaccurate reports, “We Are Great Commission Baptists” is the 2021 Annual Meeting THEME.
The GCB descriptor was approved in 2012 for churches to use if it would be helpful in their local context.
The Southern Baptist Convention remains our official name.
— SBC Executive Committee (@SBCExecComm) September 17, 2020
But a close look at the American Christian church’s plans relating to its name reveal that it’s played with the idea far more seriously than they’re making it seem.
Reports of a name change first emerged in a Washington Post article published on Tuesday. SBC President JD Greear told the Post that “hundreds of churches” affiliated with the denomination had “committed” to using the phrase “Great Commission Baptist” as an alternative to the denomination’s longtime moniker. The change would come as Greear touts his support of the Black Lives Matter, although he’s been careful in pointing out he doesn’t support any formal organization related to the movement. Greear also is renaming the church he personally pastors with the term.
The SBC’s 2021 convention will also organize under the motto of “We Are Great Commission Baptists.” Sounds a lot like a name change, even if the SBC’s leadership is steadfastly maintaining it isn’t.
The name ‘Great Commission Baptist’ is theologically sound in the Christian religion, but it’s somewhat questionable that the organization’s leader appears to be emphasizing it at a moment in which political correctness is making its entryism into many Christian churches and organizations.
It seems as if the organization’s figurehead is keen to present himself as a liberal-style suburban Evangelical to the Washington Post, but he changed his tune quite quickly when the rank and file membership of Southern Baptist churches learned that he was promoting the idea of a name change.
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