Mass Shootings

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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FBI offers faith-based institutions resources to prevent attacks

"With the uptick of terror attacks against religious-based organizations, the FBI held an informational meeting between law enforcement and religious leaders from across the country Tuesday, hoping to expand its programs to include places of worship." - W. Examiner

Related: FBI's news release

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Chabad of Poway synagogue attacker was an Orthodox Presbyterian Church member

"In the case of the OPC—a denomination of around 30,000 people—a single killer is one too many, but hardly a sign of widespread, anti-Semitic radicalization among our youth." - Who’s to Blame When the Shooter Is One of Our Own?

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