In response to:

To the Parents of Newtown:

2nd Fundamentalist Wrote: Apr 19, 2013 9:06 PM
Well done, Mark. Heartfelt! The liberals seem to forget that conservatives (gun owners) also felt a sense of shock and horror on Dec. 14, 2012. It was a sad day in American history. Only one thing could have prevented the Newtown slaughter and that would have been to arm teachers. They are the last line of defense. If you cannot or will not protect the children by arming teachers, then I'm afraid more such slaughters will occur again. As will this debate.

As this week’s gun control vote settles in, and as the President urges you toward angst and distress that compounds your already profound pain, I want to give you a different perspective that offers love, empathy and clarity.

But before I get to one syllable of the differences I--and millions of Americans-- have with your chosen reaction to the tragedy in your town and in your families, there is something that needs to be said.

It has been repeated countless times, and it should be, to all of you:

You are in our prayers every day. Those of us with children...