The Shame of the NRA

For several days after the unspeakable carnage at Sandy Hook School in Newtown, Connecticut – 20 first graders and six teachers and administrators executed by a young man methodically firing a semi automatic rifle – I actually believed the most recent tragedy would make a difference in the policy and attitude of the National Rifle […]

Newtown, Two Days Out

The days following the shooting and killing of twenty first graders and six teachers and administrators at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, were an emotionally tender and fragile time. It didn’t take much to bring me, and plenty of people around me, to tears, not only the heart-wrenching pictures of the first graders who […]

Newtown, CT

Why? Why, if there is a loving God who cares about the creation, who loves every human being, who particularly loves the little ones, do things like this continue to happen? That question is as old as human history and is asked every time a tragedy happens and innocent people suffer and die. It was […]