The response to Elder Holland's BYU speech earlier this week includes many that support Elder Holland and many, louder and hyperbolic reactions that are grounded in a twist of Elder Holland's words, spirit, and intent of his speech.
The "muskets" have been used as a distraction and have the metaphor has been appropriated as an aggressive attack on the LGBTQ community. Many are rallying around this false narrative.
Earlier episode on Elder Holland's speech - https://youtu.be/TCk06mPcU-c
Elder Holland's Full Speech - https://youtu.be/CUEBJ3NdaCs
Jeff Bennion's Article - https://publicsquaremag.org/dialogue/racial-healing/the-elder-holland-i-know/