Another Maniac Exercises His Sacred Second Amendment Rights

Another Maniac Exercises His Sacred Second Amendment Rights June 6, 2014

in my backyard, a few hundred yards from people I know and care about. Everyone I know is okay, but one family’s son (a boy my son’s age) is dead and three others are wounded in the umpteenth act of meaningless gun slaughter here in the Land of Meaningless Gun Slaughter.

Meanwhile, the Onion captures both the national will to press on doing nothing whatsoever as well as the mood of Seattle after this latest act of monstrous evil.

Father, grant eternal rest to the dead man, complete healing to the other victims, the charism of healing to their caregivers, and grace, peace, consolation, faith, hope, and love to all who love them. And give your mercy to the butcher who did this. Mother Mary, pray for them. We ask this through Christ our Lord.

Comboxes are for prayers only. Kids are dead and wounded. Please respect them. And if you so much as ask why I “hypocritically” think protesting gun butchery is an honor to the victims of gun butchery, but standing on their prostrate bodies to lobby for guns is tasteless, tin-eared, and repulsive, that will be my signal that you lack the elementary social skills necessary for grasping human emotions like pain, sorrow, grief, and anger and you want me to ban you.

Prayers *only*.

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  • HornOrSilk

    It’s sad. But even when it is not an evil attack like this, we must remember: target practice in the city can also lead to disaster:

  • Dave G.

    God’s peace be with the victims and their families.

  • Heather

    May the Lord bless them and keep them.

    May the Lord also bless and keep thevictims of the Moncton shooter as well.

    • Jakeithus

      Thank you for mentioning Moncton, it’s a reminder that there is more evil in this world than any of us can possibly hope to be aware of and pray for. It makes me feel increasingly grateful that we have Jesus Christ to pray on our behalf.

      May God’s peace and presence be with all those affected.

  • Guns don’t kill people; people kill people, but guns make it a little too easy to do. Just my stupid opinion.

  • Rebecca Fuentes

    I heard this on the news last night and thought of you and your family, as well as my many family members in the area. I felt a great deal of admiration for the students who tackled the shooter and brought it to an end. We are keeping the people and community in our prayers.

    • chezami

      Yes. God bless those kids who disarmed the maniac.

  • Mark S. (not for Shea)

    If nothing changes, then nothing changes.

  • Jared Clark

    May God grant eternal rest to the man who died, healing to injured, consolation to the families and friends of the victims and all students of the university, blessings on the hero who disarmed the gunman, and mercy on the murderer.

  • Jared Clark

    Remember all students of the university in your prayers. I was a student at the University of Alabama in Huntsville during that shooting. Even though I wasn’t even on campus, it still made me feel insecure during classtime. Every student there will be affected by this

  • orual’s kindred

    While I am grateful that no one you know got hurt, it still happened near your area, affecting you and yours; and I am so sorry. Prayers for all involved (including of course the brave people who stopped the gunman)!