20 innocent children killed in school...

20 innocent children killed in school shooting

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tragic

United States

#1 Dec 14, 2012
WHY???? Words cannot describe the heart ache these parents and families are going through. Why would someone do such a horrible thing, and to children who are so young? And 6 innocent adults also killed, the people who have commited their lives to educating these young minds, and try to ensure the future generation is educated and influence them as positively as possible. Just a horrible horrible tragedy!!!!! When will our government or possibly even the citizens of the united states do something to prevent things like this in the future??
OldTennGranny

AOL

#2 Dec 14, 2012
Its an absolutely heartbreaking situation. I was wondering when someone was going to start a forum on it. We all need to be praying for all these ppl involved. God bless those poor little babies hearts!
Hoss

Johnson City, TN

#3 Dec 16, 2012
Why do we let stuff like this go on in this country if we brought back public hangings it might stop some of these crazy people
media partial blame

United States

#4 Dec 16, 2012
When someone does something horrific like this shooting, they instantly becomes a celebrity. So now a man who kill 27 is getting the red card treatment here in american thru the news and social sites. Who knows when the nxt killing spree will happen and more innocent lives get cut short, but with the media putting a big emphasis on the fact that its the 2 most deadly, well now the nxt possible mass murderer will want their rampage to be #1. With intension to "one up" on the prev attack therefore doing whatever it takes to make it "bigger and better". Also the building they pick wld b one where they can cause as much damage as possible. I think u get the drift now of what I was trying to say.
Newcomer

Johnson City, TN

#5 Dec 17, 2012
It is so evil that I can't wrap my brain around it. Satan is having a field day. Will we see more and more of this as our nation continues to turn away from God?

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#6 Dec 17, 2012
Newcomer wrote:
It is so evil that I can't wrap my brain around it. Satan is having a field day. Will we see more and more of this as our nation continues to turn away from God?
Mike Huckabee made an interesting observation on Friday afternoon when he was asked the inevitable question of "why did GOD allow this?". He made it clear that his response was from his pastoral background and not from his background as a politician or program host. Huckabee said that situations of this sort happen when you "take GOD out on the front-end, and then expect HIM to be there on the back-end". He went further on to say that "GOD would be there on the back-end"...in all of the words of comfort, acts of kindness, and efforts to heal a very hurt community. He also said that taking guns away from every person in America would not have prevented this from happening because a person intent upon doing evil will always find a way.

It goes without saying that our hearts are tendered and our prayers are with each family that has lost a loved one. Having children of my own, I cannot begin to fathom the enormity of the grief that has been experienced in Newtown and in communities all across America. This type of attack on the American family makes all of our other complaints seem pointless. Cherish every moment with your loved ones...settle any petty arguments and disagreements...enjoy each day as if it was your last.
OldTennGranny

Johnson City, TN

#7 Dec 17, 2012
The more I learn,the more it sounds like a little boy that had severe mental health issues and that everybody had turned their back on him!

One Uncle hadnt seen him in 10 years. One Aunt hadnt seen him in 8 years. His own brother hadnt seen him in 2 years. His father moved on with his life. His own mother was a paranoid "end times" nut who wouldnt even allow anyone in her house and collected guns out of protection of her fears. The only thing the kid enjoyed was his technology class at school & his mother took him out of that & taught him to shoot guns!
seriously

Johnson City, TN

#8 Dec 17, 2012
OldTennGranny wrote:
The more I learn,the more it sounds like a little boy that had severe mental health issues and that everybody had turned their back on him!
One Uncle hadnt seen him in 10 years. One Aunt hadnt seen him in 8 years. His own brother hadnt seen him in 2 years. His father moved on with his life. His own mother was a paranoid "end times" nut who wouldnt even allow anyone in her house and collected guns out of protection of her fears. The only thing the kid enjoyed was his technology class at school & his mother took him out of that & taught him to shoot guns!
You r so right and you made some very valid points. I hadn't really thought about it like that but putting together everything that I have heard/read about the tragedy would bring someone to the conclusion you stated above. He may hv just been wanting attention that he may not have received elsewhere and thought he had to do something "big" to finally get the attention he wanted! This world is really sad and its only getting worse by the day!!
tragic

United States

#9 Dec 19, 2012
I am flabergasted at the reports of numerous students across the usa who have been arrested/expelled as a result of either making threats, planning a rampage, or bringing a weapon to school. Especially the 16 year old that brought an actual gun to school stating he wanted to feel safe in case the same thing happened at his school that happened friday! REALLY?? His parents shld hv had their guns locked up to where he didn't hv access to them, but then again they cld hv given him the gun to tk to school, it didn't specify, either way it crazy!!

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