There Is Something We Can Do

The message of Ash Wednesday has never been so painfully illustrated as it was yesterday. When clergy talk of facing our own mortality on the first day of Lent, we are generally speaking metaphorically, but for parents and students in Parkland, Florida, it was tragically literal. Every time another school or mass shooting occurs in our country, an Onion article entitled 'No Way to Prevent This' Says the Only Nation where ...

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Your Rights Aren’t Worth It

Another 10 people dead How many does that make now? Hundreds? Thousands? Hundreds of thousands? I give up. If the slaughter of little children at Sandy Hook didn't affect radical change, why should the deaths of some community college students make any difference? After all, you have rights. And that's more important. We wouldn't want to violate anyone's rights. People have sacrificed their lives for those rights. Are these mass murders just more of the same? More sacrificed lives for our individual ...

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