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So There's Just Been a Mass Shooting

So there’s just been a mass shooting. The newsfeed is full of it, the TV can’t stop. Ugly scenes. SWAT cops running around in combat armor like beetles with ballistic shields and submachine guns. 1,525 more words

Thoughts on Colorado Shooting

My prayers are with the victims of another mass shooting in Colorado and their families.
I’ll just provide a link to my thoughts after the Oregon mass shooting.


American Domestic Terrorism

Violence against our neighbors, especially using guns and/or fire, goes back a long long ways in American history. Very often these acts have been committed by individuals or small groups within a campaign of intimidation, and almost always by Christians, contrary to the teaching of Jesus to “love thy neighbor as thyself.” 315 more words



Weapons are the tools of violence;
all decent men detest them.
Weapons are the tools of fear;
a decent man will avoid them
except in the direst necessity…
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Again, more shootings

A waitress shot to death in a Mississippi restaurant by a customer upset that he was told by her to put out his cigarette in a non-smoking establishment. 154 more words


active shooter

We don’t know very much. His name, we know that. Robert Lewis Dear. Fifty-seven years old, six-four, about 250 pounds. Beard. We know he was armed with some variation of the AK-47. 1,338 more words

Current Events

Yet again


People are shocked and saddened today in my home town of Colorado Springs, the latest location targeted by the guy-with-gun scenario that has become so familiar in the United States. 515 more words