Skip to comments.Falwell May Call for Civil Disobedience Over Leftist Gun Measures
Posted on 01/17/2020 5:59:22 AM PST by Kaslin
In response to anti-Second Amendment measures, that are increasingly likely to be passed by the democrat led Legislature in the Commonwealth of Virginia, Liberty University President Jerry Falwell is pretty sure he will call for civil disobedience if said legislation is passed and signed by the governor.
Mr. Falwell has served as President of Liberty University since 2007, succeeding to the Presidency after the passing of his father, Jerry Falwell, Sr.
President Falwells comments are welcome by many in the Christian and Conservative communities and may answer the larger question of when individuals on the political center and right will say enough is enough when confronted with Constitutional issues. Such voters said enough is enough with the election of the politically incorrect Donald J. Trump to the Presidency of the United States. However, such citizens have remained remarkably civil and law abiding even when it comes to campus speech codes or even the heinous procedures known as late term abortion and post birth abortion.
Leftists, by their own actions, confirm that one of the largest issues the nation faces is lawlessness. The left coddles criminals, encourages voting rights for felons, dismisses the death penalty, denies a speedy trial by refusing to send impeachment articles to the Senate, and encouraged sanctuary cities to defy the federal government. Now they wish to further take away rights of good people, turning the lefts time and scourge against law abiding citizens. People have had enough and the overall cool, calm, and collected nature of the citizenry up to this point echoes the patience seen in the Book of Job. But taking away gun rights of citizens may be a bridge too far in terms of personal protection and the generational fight, that Jefferson spoke of, against tyranny.
For those who think civil disobedience over the Second Amendment is a case of crying wolf, it is worth considering a few questions. In the last 100 years has the government gained more power at the expense of most of the citizenry or less? For those who gained rights due to the Civil Rights Movement, have their communities benefited since then from the size and scope of the government? Is government afraid of its citizens or are citizens fearful of the government? Does government generally give up power back to the citizenry? Who can threaten sanctions if the other does not behave the way the dominant asks, the citizenry or government? Who can ruin an individuals life if they so wish? What politician has the right to tell you to disarm yourself, while the politician has their own security detail that we pay for? Do human beings in power generally lust for more power or less, especially when confronted with other human beings whose same job depends upon power?
The last time the Christian community in America engaged in at large civil disobedience was during the Civil Rights Movement. Few doubt that such civil disobedience was the morally correct thing to do. The measures that President Falwell and many others are considering in Virginia, as seen in the passage of 2nd Amendment Sanctuary municipalities, may prove to the birth pangs of a much wider movement. Mr. Falwell was one of President Trumps earliest supporters and has remained among the most vocal. Further, his Liberty University is one of the worlds largest institutions of learning and is one of the nations first campuses to allow concealed carry by faculty, staff, and students. His voice may prove prophetic as the nation further divides and politicians continue to open a Pandoras Box.
Not clear to me what form that civil disobedience might take?Ideas???
There may be another option. West Virginia has extended an invitation for any Virginia locality that wishes to become part of West Virginia is welcome. How that would affect counties that are in no way contiguous is a problem but not an insurmountable one. We could come out of this with no blood shed at all if Virginia become NOVA, Richmond, and CVille. The GOP would pick up about 7 House Seats immediately.
“..The GOP would pick up about 7 House Seats immediately...”
That would definitely make dem heads explode.
“Enough is enough” is roughly about where all of us normative people are.
Worth doing for that reason alone.
That idea sounds about as delicious as a West Virginia pepperoni roll.
As a former longtime resident of the Old Dominion, I am appalled at what the RATs are trying to do but at the same time thrilled over how much pushback has materialized in such a short time.
Patrick Henry would be proud.
Thanks! West Virginia Pepperoni roll. Never heard of them. They look delicious. I guess it stands to reason, the coal mines imported a lot of Italians for coal mining back 100 years ago. There was a fantastic Italian Restaurant in a little coal mining town in Colorado decades ago.
No argument from me, brother.
Take every opportunity to get in THEIR faces and make life miserable.
The little fascist pr*ck governor would fight it tooth and nail, though; he’s not going to let all that “tax revenue” walk across the border without a fight.
I like your idea but I dont think that changing the borders will change their mindsets.
Have you ever noticed how many trucks are on the highways you commute on? Ponder this scenario: every 1/4 mile or so there suddenly appears a truck that is across both lanes and non-moving. How about multiple trucks in each lane just stopped.
Sure you call the cops and the trucks start moving only to stop again in a short distance. You REPETE this over and over across the country and commerce comes to a stop.
Same could be done with farm equipment. Or ships and dockyard equipment.
The public disobedience tools are available to the masses, they just need someone to unite them and make it happen!!
Frederick County is the only county that has been reminded of the standing invitation existing since 1862 to join WV.
OK, but needs some work...When ANTIFA blocks highways, ambulances and emergencies get stuck in the back-up. Can’t support that.
Well, the Gov and his leftist allies might just stay hunkered down in the Capital were the Christians start erecting functional Crosses throughout the countryside.... Then the Gov can double down and ban the Cross;)
I had never heard of West Virginia pepperoni rolls before but Mrs. Freeman and I plan to make them very soon.
FR is the most interesting site on the web thank to people like you!
Our side has no command and control, so no coordinated action is conceivable. What you suggest with the trucks on the highways would require some minimal amount of organization and we have exactly NONE. Perhaps the internet will stay up long enough for something to get started?
No one said saving our republic would be easy. There will be some collateral damage. Would you rather the socialist democrats continue to control everything aided by the media?
This was in response to the gun grabbing in Virginia!
Indeed. But I won't deliberately put innocent civilians in harms way (ie blocking a freeway and inadvertently stopping ambulances)
Feel free to super glue the doors on the capital building or the legislature.
Gov Ralph "Jolson" Northam is turning red at the idea......will he now claim Native American heritage?
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