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"Guns and knives and bricks and explosives don't cause harm unless they're in the hands of the weak, the immature, the irresponsible, the ignorant, the unbalanced. It's not the evil lurking in the shadows we were taught to ask for protection from, it's the temptation of the dark side, the evil from within, that represents the greatest threat to us all."


"We've all been given the capacity to choose between good and evil.



Angry at others? Want to get even?
GET OVER IT.


We are all devastated by these senseless tragedies, and it's time we addressesd this on multiple fronts.

One of the first things we need to do while we again beg Congress for action, is to begin teaching our young ones that there are consequences to their actions.

You can't just hit "rewind" and start the game over.

We need our young people to realize that BEFORE they get to the age they consider doing something like this.

More importantly, there is a horrifying problem that most of us didn't even know existed, and it MUST be addressed.

Liza Long writes: "I am sharing this story because I am Adam Lanza’s mother. I am Dylan Klebold’s and Eric Harris’s mother. I am Jason Holmes’s mother. I am Jared Loughner’s mother. I am Seung-Hui Cho’s mother. And these boys—and their mothers—need help. In the wake of another horrific national tragedy, it’s easy to talk about guns. But it’s time to talk about mental illness." READ her STORY
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/16/i-am-adam-lanzas-mother-mental-illness-conversation_n_2311009.html

 

Pray for all of those affected. We weep for the senseless loss.

 

INNOCENT
VICTIMS

April 1995
Oklahoma City Bombing
Evil from Within

1999
Tragedy at Columbine
FINAL ANSWERS

September 2001
Evil From Within

2011
Tucson Shopping Center Shooting
(Senator Gabby Giffords)

2012
Aurora Colorado
Theatre shooting.

The Mental Health Issue

August 2012
Sikh Temple shooting

December 2012
Sandy Hook

December 2012
The Clackamas Town Center Mall Shooting

April 2013
Boston Marathon Bombings

June 2015
Mother Emanuel Church
Charleston, South Carolina

THIS HAS TO STOP.

20 CHILDREN,
LITTLE KIDS. FIRST GRADERS
and 6 adults murdered
at an elementary school.
12/14/12
Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut





One year old Baylee Almon, whose tiny body is cradled in the arms of Firefighter Chris Fields, was one of hundreds wounded, and 168 who died on April 19, 1995, when a bomb ripped away the north side of the Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City. The baby? She died.

Thinking about violence?
Think about people who care about you instead.
They're out there, whether you know it or not.
Don't hurt anybody. Not even yourself.
We care.

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