Mass Shootings

Uvalde: “We’re left with a lot of uncomfortable questions.”

"How could anyone be capable of such evil? How long until something like this happens again? Why does this keep happening? Why so often here in America, but rarely elsewhere, in places like Britain or Australia? Why did it not happen here even a generation or two ago?" - Breakpoint

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What Role Did White Christian Nationalism Play in the Buffalo Massacre?

"Gendron said he was not a Christian, but does 'believe in and practice many Christian values.' We reached out to Samuel Perry....co-author of several books on White Christian Nationalism .... He explained the distinctions and overlap between White Nationalism and Christian Nationalism, how violence has crept into the American Church and what we can do about it." - Relevant

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Avoid the hot takes: Takeaways for Christians after two mass shootings

"...avoid the hot take. Christians especially should be slow to speak. People are complicated. Explanations that focus only on external factors of race, gender, ethnicity, or legal requirements may miss the motivations that animate individual human beings.... 'out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false witness, slander.'" - WORLD

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Some Pittsburgh Jews upset by decision to seek death penalty in synagogue attack

"Two of the three congregations that met inside the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh said they were saddened and disappointed with the news that federal prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty against a man accused of killing 11 Jews at their place of worship last year." - RNS

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“Something is sick with the American male”

"C. S. Lewis’s The Abolition of Man is a collection of lectures he delivered out of concern for how the British education system, which was just one presentment of a larger societal disease, was inculcating subjectivity and 'values' unmoored from any objective notion of value, order, and virtue. Lewis understood this trend to be a threat not only to British society, but mankind as he knew it." - CBMW

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Recent Shootings Spur Pastors to Call Out White Supremacy

"The El Paso tragedy marks the second US attack this year involving a young white man who named the New Zealand mosque gunman as inspiration (as did the California synagogue shooting suspect back in April). According to reports, the 21-year-old accused of opening fire at Wal-Mart wrote, 'This attack is a response to the Hispanic invasion of Texas.'" - Christianity Today

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