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    Alyssa Milano and Ted Cruz Spar on Twitter over the Bible and Gun Control

    Updated: September 4, 2019 at 3:59 pm EST  See Comments

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    Alyssa Milano and Ted Cruz Spar on Twitter over the Bible and Gun Control

    Actress Alyssa Milano started a Twitter debate with Senator Ted Cruz on the Bible and the Second Amendment following three gun attacks over the Labor Day weekend, according to the Christian Post.

    The controversy began after a gunman killed seven people and injured 22 others in West Texas on Saturday. Texas state Sen. Matt Schaefer tweeted after the attacks: “I am NOT going to use the evil acts of a handful of people to diminish the God-given rights of my fellow Texans…YES to your God-given, constitutionally protected rights. YES to God, and NO to more government intrusions.”

    I am NOT going to use the evil acts of a handful of people to diminish the God-given rights of my fellow Texans. Period. None of these so-called gun-control solutions will work to stop a person with evil intent. 2/6

    — Matt Schaefer (@RepMattSchaefer) September 1, 2019

    Milano responded, “Can someone cite which passage of the Bible God states it is a god-given right to own a gun?”

    Can someone cite which passage of the Bible God states it is a god-given right to own a gun? This guy is unbelievable and is clearly owned by the gun lobby. #NoRA https://t.co/PxVV1RoV2Z

    — Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) September 1, 2019

    Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas fired back: “The right to self-defense is recognized repeatedly in the Bible, eg Exodus 22:2: ‘If a thief

    The remainder of this article is available in its entirety at Christian Headline

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