'Meaningful action' is most certainly needed

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

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Nothing I am about to say should be understood to diminish from the heinous crime which took place in Newtown, Conn., last week. For a young man to take the lives of his mother, six 20 young children is an evil of immeasurable dimensions, and my sympathy and prayers go out for the families and friends teachers and of the victims of this senseless shooting. Our president wiped tears from his eyes and promised meaningful action to prevent a reoccurrence of such acts of violence. Others are using the occasion to call for more gun control. They, however, don’t understand the cause of such tragedies and miss the inconsistencies of their own actions. Gun restrictions won’t stop the violence, and our people and government have more blood on their hands than this school shooter. Obviously, the shooter in this incident did not regard the life of his mother, the life of educators, the life of little children or even his own life as a gift and creation of God who holds us accountable to protect human life. He did not ho


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Opinion, Pages 6 on 12/19/2012

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