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World Conference Resolution 1270


This resolution urges that firearms be used for sporting and professional purposes only.

Personal Use of Firearms

Adopted April 8, 2000

Whereas, Firearms cause much death and pain worldwide: and

Whereas, We are called to be peacemakers, therefore, be it

Resolved, That the church encourage in its members a thoughtful and reflective stewardship regarding the use of firearms for professional or for sports purposes; and be it further

Resolved, That the church encourage its membership to renounce the personal use of firearms for all other purposes as a response to the call to recognize the worth of all persons.

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