Skip to comments.Yakima church holds gun classes for those wanting to protect themselves
Posted on 03/19/2013 12:40:11 PM PDT by CityCenter
Actually, Ive been praying about it, the 70-year-old said about taking the gun training class at the Yakima church. For protection.
She was among more than a dozen women enrolled in the five-hour class in how to properly handle and shoot a gun.
As incongruous as it may seem to hold firearms training in a church, its not unheard of.
Since the Newtown, Conn., massacre in December, at least a dozen churches across the country have been holding similar classes as a way to reach out to non-Christians and attract new members, according to news reports. The movement has led lawmakers in several states, including Arkansas, South Carolina, Wyoming and Louisiana, to scrap state laws barring guns from churches, and has polarized some Christians, according to reports.
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Is it true that Yakima is the center of Mexican Mafia Methamphetamine distribution in the North West?
Yup. They have a terrible gang problem and the murder rate is astounding for the size of the city. I go there often to visit family, my mom lives across the street from that church.
Yep . Yakima is the Mexican dustbowl. We lived there for a very short period of time and then moved back east. Murders , rapes and crimes run rampant in that part of Washington.