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On Visit to Shooting Scene, Evangelical Leader to Warn of Unholy Alliance with NRA

Contact: Peggy Nienaber, National Clergy Council, 202-236-0953

ISLA VISTA, Calif., June 5, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Reverend Dr. Rob Schenck, president of the Washington, DC based National Clergy Council, will speak at a news conference tomorrow, June 5, 2014, at 11:00 AM in Isla Vista, California, the scene of a recent mass shooting. In his remarks, Dr. Schenck will warn evangelical pastors and other church leaders against an "unholy alliance" with the NRA.

Schenck said, "Too many evangelical pastors default to the NRA position on guns. By doing so, these church leaders shirk their responsibility to form a biblical position on the life-and-death issue of gun ownership and use. If a Christian's answer to gun violence in America is, 'The NRA says,' then he or she is wrong."

Schenck is in the Santa Barbara area with Rev. Patrick J. Mahoney meeting with church leaders and family members of victims.

Details

    News conference with representatives of National Clergy Council, Revds Rob Schenck and Patrick Mahoney

    Thursday, June 5, 2014, 11:00 AM

    In front of the Wall of Remembrance,
    6549 Pardall Rd Ste C,
    Goleta, CA, US, 93117

For information call 202-656-1252