The idea for massacring children in an elementary school or shooting up a mall filled with Christmas shoppers does not come from reading books, watching movies or listening to music. Does the incitement for such unspeakable acts come from hours of role-playing violent video games?
Tavis Smiley and Cornel West from ‘The Smiley & West Show’ on Dec. 22 spoke about President Obama and gun control after the Sandy Hook massacre in Connecticut.
The hacker group Anonymous vowed to destroy WBC after they threatened to protest a vigil for the victims of the Sandy Hook massacre.
In the aftermath of the Newtown massacre, as family members and friends of the slain and wounded suffer unspeakable agony, people around the world are asking, “Where was God?” But very few are asking, “Is God hurting too?”
Part of President Obama's speech in Newtown, Conn. Sunday evening.
There are just some things children should never see.
I’ll leave it to others better suited to comment on the horror of Friday afternoon in Newtown, Conn. I am not yet a parent and would not presume to understand the emotions involved in something like this.
My heart is sick. I feel so sorry for the children who were murdered, as well as the parents and loved ones of the slain kids and teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. All of us here in the U.S.—who still have a soul—pray for those whose lives were just senselessly shattered.
It should come as no surprise that the rate of mass shootings at schools and in other public places is increasing.
Earlier in the week Adam Lanza tried to buy a rifle but was denied because "Connecticut is among the states with stricter gun regulations," which meant that there was a 14-day waiting period to complete a background check.