Note: I’ve made a few updates to this article since it was first published as I’ve been corrected on the details of the shooting. Those details are not necessarily salient to the point I’m making so, if you’re coming back to this article after reading it the first time, you’ll get the same ideas from it. 1,145 more words
For most Canadians the response, to what appears to be a completely insane incident, will be to shake our heads and say "there go those Americans again." And yet, while we don't (and hopefully never will) bring guns to church, I think the message Robert Martin "preaches" in this blog post needs to be heard in our pews just as well as South of the border.