Gunman opens fire in Tennessee Unitarian Universalist church, 1 killed

Jul 27, 2008 Full story: ap.google.com 1,282

A gunman opened fire at a church youth performance Sunday, injuring eight people and killing a man who witnesses called a hero for shielding others from a shotgun blast.

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“Gun toting liberal”

Since: Nov 07

Wilmington

#1 Jul 27, 2008
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the members and friends of the Knoxville UU Church. Blessed be.
justme

Las Vegas, NV

#2 Jul 27, 2008
Greg McKendry .....

A TRUE Hero. RIP
Gertrude Jude

Pleasant Grove, UT

#3 Jul 27, 2008
I and was horrified to hear this terrible news when I returned from mass today. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God bless and comfort you in this time of loss and tragedy. I am so sorry for your loss.
Reality Bites

Campbellsville, KY

#4 Jul 27, 2008
God Bless all the members, and the families of those killed or wounded.
what

Somerset, KY

#5 Jul 27, 2008
Don't bother holding the piece of s**t on 1 million bail, just take him out back and be done with him. This is one thing the Chinese do properly.

“Happily Married To The Best”

Since: Sep 07

Sacramento, Ca

#6 Jul 27, 2008
That's terrible. He deserves to be put to death. No need for a trial. RIP.
Hector

United States

#7 Jul 27, 2008
Tina916 wrote:
That's terrible. He deserves to be put to death. No need for a trial. RIP.
How do you know that jesus didn't send this man over from the correct church to rectify the incorrect church?

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Since: Jul 08

United States

#8 Jul 27, 2008
If only he had taken out his frustrations on the Westview Wesleyan Church on Joyce Avenue. I'm sure he suffers from Alzheimer's and got confused.

Since: Jul 08

Arkansas City, KS

#9 Jul 27, 2008
It is sad that stories of this kind are happening more often. I will pray for the families.
Hector

United States

#10 Jul 27, 2008
leslielykes1 wrote:
It is sad that stories of this kind are happening more often. I will pray for the families.
are they happening "more often"? Where's the statistic for this "more often" that you speak of?

Lots of catholics and protestants were shooting the hell out of each other in Ireland for a long time now, maybe since the Norman invasion. Do you think the shooter got the idea from them? Or do you think the shooter got the idea from the Sunni and Shia?

“Eviltriumfswheng oodmendonothin”

Since: Feb 07

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#11 Jul 27, 2008
This is a terrible thing. My heart and prayers go out to the congregation, especially the children who witnessed such violence.
Matthew

Montgomery, TX

#12 Jul 27, 2008
Hector wrote:
<quoted text>How do you know that jesus didn't send this man over from the correct church to rectify the incorrect church?
Doesn't "What would Jesus Do?" come to mind. He certainly isn't from God. Perhaps your view of the correct church is the one full of heretics?

(Matt 5:10)

Since: Jan 08

Location hidden

#13 Jul 27, 2008
"Gunman opens fire in Tennessee Unitarian Universalist church, 1 killed"

2 have died now. What is wrong with people? There is a terrible wound in the fabric of this country that needs to be healed so this sort of horrible, despicable thing stops happening. Why are there so many sickos in the world?

Since: Jan 08

Location hidden

#14 Jul 27, 2008
Hector wrote:
<quoted text>How do you know that jesus didn't send this man over from the correct church to rectify the incorrect church?
The "correct church"? And what church would that be?
freebird

Morristown, TN

#15 Jul 27, 2008
since when is it alright for anyone to take it upon themselves to be judge jury and executioner, for what ever reason and what is this crap of right church or wrong church everyone does not have to agree on where when or how to worship just to do it ..some of the dumbest remarks i have ever seen are on these forums
sherie

Poway, CA

#16 Jul 27, 2008
Another horrible tragedy in this World of crazies

Since: Jun 08

Rogersville

#17 Jul 27, 2008
Matthew wrote:
<quoted text>
Doesn't "What would Jesus Do?" come to mind. He certainly isn't from God. Perhaps your view of the correct church is the one full of heretics?
(Matt 5:10)
I'm a heretic to your faith, and must say that love and morality is not exclusive to any one faith. One need only examine his reasons for doing what he did to see he is a fanatic no different than a foreign terrorist. Killing innocents for his radical beliefs.
Matthew

Montgomery, TX

#18 Jul 27, 2008
Kerdy 1 wrote:
Why are there so many sickos in the world?
There are some cultures that nurture homicidal maniacs. Wrath is their favorite cardinal sin and violence is as attractive as blood in water to a shark. The worst are the two-faced ones who uphold the "Culture of Life"TM but support Capital Punishment--a "gateway drug" to such things like torture. Sadly, some of these supporters claim to be followers (to the letter) of the church's teachings. Shocking!!!

Since: Jun 08

Rogersville

#20 Jul 27, 2008
Your conscience wrote:
Could the gunman be described as a terrorist ?
911 was an inside job.Watch 911 Taboo,September Clues and other great truth videos.
I guess it depends on his motive, he shouted something before shooting, the victims described them as hate remarks.

He was trying to carry a message with his actions against a group of people, similar to terrorists.
Hard Turk

Ankara, Turkey

#21 Jul 27, 2008
This man seemed from Scotland to me because of his name.
I wonder will George Bush attack Scotland and bring democracy there too?

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