Monthly Archives: February 2021

Archive of posts published in the specified Month

Feb
28

THE RACE DISEASE: HOMICIDE BY GUN

YES, race makes a difference. Homicide by gun is a race disease. MINNESOTA: EVERYTOWN reports in a study of homicides between 2015-2019 (average), gun death rate per 100,000 population, WHITE was 0.8, BLACK 10.2, NATIVE AMERICAN 11.5 and HISPANIC 1.5. The ratio of…

Feb
24

SPIRIT-LED TO CARRY ON

Gun violence prevention (GVP) is a struggle. Victories appear scant. Yet, there its consistent forward movement. I urge you to study the state score card on www.giffords.org. Most states are doing many positive actions. But the summit of the gun violence mountain has…

Feb
16

COMPACT FOR GUN SAFETY

The Christian life is a COMPACT between God and the People of God. God graces us with love and calls us to respond in love for each other. As the song goes: “We love because God first loved us.” Together, we make a…

Feb
6

Lessons of BeSMART

The hymn, “God of Grace and God of Glory” (ELW 705), speaks of being surrounded by evil, warring madness and weak resignation. Gun violence is evil, individuals are at war with another, our moral restraints are weak and accidents happen. Our plea? “Grant…

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