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Gundamentalism is the religion of the United States

May 19, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

In his May 16 op-ed, "The NRA in disarray," E.J. Dionne Jr. quoted the Rev. Peter Marty as saying, "The gun has become an object of reverence." Indeed, the National Rifle Association embraces this idolatry. Then-NRA Executive Vice President J. Warren Cassidy once remarked, "You would get a far better understanding of the NRA if you approached us as if you were approaching one of the great religions of the world." Religions start with an assertion that cannot be proved: Jesus rising from the dead...