Tag Archives: Gun violence

Mass Shootings

In the wake of the December 13 school shooting at Arapahoe High School, four miles from my home, I once again want to direct some attention to the matter of mass shootings. With each occurrence, beyond the harm done to the shooting victims,  countless numbers of people are traumatized by the violence—often, for years. I have […]

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(Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images) I’d like to add my voice to the appropriately-huge public outburst regarding the December 14 Sandy Hook tragedy. Anybody with a “half-a-heart” had to be deeply shaken by this heinous massacre. My wife and I have raised three adult children and are soon expecting a second granddaughter, which heightens our […]

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Assault on Our Sensibilities

Movie Marquee:  Now Showing—Another Senseless Mass Shooting.  Rick McKee, editorial cartoon in The Augusta Chronicle, 7/23/12 Since the tragic July 20, 2012 shootings at an Aurora, Colorado theater, numerous adjectives have crossed my mind to depict the massive massacre.  Some of the more prominent terms have been:  tragic, horrific, heinous, deplorable, depraved, etc.  Sound familiar?  […]

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