Thursday, May 26, 2022

Something to Think About . . .

NEXT: “For the Love of Our Children,
Let’s Not Shut Up”

Related Off-site Links:
Gunman Kills 19 Children, 2 Adults in Texas School Rampage – Acacia Corondo and Jim Vertuno (AP News, May 24, 2022).
Vote Out These Death-Dealing, NRA-Enthralled Republicans – Now – Thom Hartmann (Common Dreams, May 25, 2022).
Faith Leaders and Teachers Mobilize for Protests at NRA’s Houston Meeting in Wake of Uvalde Massacre – Julia Conley (Common Dreams, May 26, 2022).
A Decade of Congressional Inaction on Gun Control – Mary Clare Jalonick (AP News, May 25, 2022).
Thousands of Students Walk Out Nationwide to Protest Lawmakers’ Inaction On Guns – Sarah Ruiz-Grossman (The Huffington Post, May 26, 2022).
Is Mass Death Now Tolerated in America? – Michelle R. Smith (AP News, May 25, 2022).
Mass Shootings: American Exceptionalism of the Worst Kind – Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan (Democracy Now!, May 26, 2022).

UPDATES: Gunman’s Final 90 Minutes Fuel Questions About Police Delays – Jake Bleiberg, Jim Vertuno and Elliot Spagat (AP News, May 27, 2022).
Too Many Doors and Liberal Teachers: Here’s What the GOP Blames For the Uvalde Shooting – Amanda Terkel (The Huffington Post, May 27, 2022).
Justice Department to Review Police Response to Texas School Shooting – Zeke Miller and Michael Balsamo (AP News, May 29, 2022).
Pulse Nightclub Massacre Survivor: Delayed Police Response in Uvalde Shows Pattern in Mass ShootingsDemocracy Now! (May 31, 2022).

See also the previous Wild Reed posts:
The Social Roots of Yet Another American Tragedy
Something to Think About – December 14, 2012
Paula Simons: Quote of the Day – December 15, 2012
“I Pray, I Pray”
Prayer of the Week – June 19, 2016
Jamelle Bouie: Quote of the Day – October 2, 2017
Discerning and Embodying Sacred Presence in Times of Violence and Strife
Questioning God’s Benevolence in the Face of Tragedy
Emma González: Quote of the Day – February 17, 2018
Signs of the Times
Jason Stanley: Quote of the Day – May 16, 2022

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