Should a Christian Work for the DEA?
I don’t know him personally, but a young man who is professes to be a Christian has accepted a job with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The question before us is a simple one: Should a Christian work for the DEA?
What, exactly, is the DEA? According to the agency’s website:
The DEA was established in 1973 as the federal organization in charge of enforcing the controlled substances laws of the United States. Today thousands of DEA employees located in hundreds of offices across the country and around the world are dedicated to fulfilling DEA’s mission and to continuing our Tradition of Excellence. We are experts in drug enforcement: Special Agents, Diversion Investigators, Forensic Scientists, Intelligence Research Specialists and highly trained support staff and we work together as one team to keep Americans safe from dangerous drugs and those that traffic in them.
Is this an agency that a Christian should work for?
And just what is the mission of the DEA? It includes:
- Regulating the manufacture and distribution of controlled pharmaceuticals (such as scheduled p
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