Clergy reject Missouri bill on concealed guns in churches

Members of the Missouri House of Representatives work on the final day of the legislative session on May 13, 2016, at the Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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(RNS) — The bill would 'broaden second Amendment rights at the expense of the First Amendment right of religious liberty,' said St. Louis Archbishop Robert J. Carlson.

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