Are Gun Rights More Important Than Children?


A powerful read.

This slaughter of innocents happens because we protect guns before children and other human beings. Our hearts and prayers go out to the parents and teachers and children and the entire Newtown community that has been ripped apart by each bullet shot this morning. We know from past school shootings and the relentless killing of children every day that Newtown families and the community will never be the same. The Newtown families who lost children today will never be the same. The families of the teachers who were killed will never be the same. Every child at the Sandy Hook Elementary School this morning will never be the same.

Each and all of us must do more to stop this intolerable and wanton epidemic of gun violence and demand that our political leaders do more. We can’t just talk about it after every mass shooting and then do nothing until the next mass shooting when we profess shock and talk about it again. The latest terrible tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School is no fluke. It is a result of the senseless, immoral neglect of all of us as a nation to protect children instead of guns and to speak out against the pervasive culture of violence and proliferation of guns in our nation. It is up to us to stop these preventable tragedies.

2 thoughts on “Are Gun Rights More Important Than Children?

  1. ProRail

    Okay, now what is your input on the “dork” in Indiana, who lived by an elementary school, and had 47 guns in his house, and was planning to “shoot up the school”? This is becoming “maddening”. Are these small-town police departments trained enough to handle these “villains”?

  2. Pingback: Thought of the Day – Slaughter of the Innocents « Jack T. Scully

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