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Posted on March 12, 2018 by Christine Crosby in GUN SHOOTINGS, pARKLAND, PRAYERS, School, thoughts

Look Out, Here Come the Thoughts And Prayers



My husband and I are gun owners and know what’s in the 2nd amendment… I want to get that out up front.We recently watched our granddaughter, Maddie, compete in the state color guard championship against the best high school bands in Florida. One of those was from the Marjory Stoneman Douglas HS.

At least one of the earnest, disciplined band members we saw that day died the most pointless of violent deaths this week. Someone’s child, someone’s grandchild, just like Maddie, was murdered along with 16 others.

What is a ‘school shooting’ really like? I urge you to watch this video.

What is death from a .223 bullet like? This coroner’s report on the Las Vegas victims makes it pretty real. The gel simulation of human flesh shows how it explodes as the bullet passes through.

It takes an orchestra of liars to keep government from taking action on gun violence. “We don’t have all the answers”… “It’s a mental health issue”.

Since no other country has this problem, does that mean only America has crazy people, or just that we have terrible mental health policies, too?

The lies come from those who benefit from them…those who, literally, sacrifice our young people on the altar of their greed and ambition.

The National Rifle Association abandoned gun safety as a goal years ago to become a lobbyist for extremism. They have effectively thwarted even the most basic of gun responsibility initiatives. Here’s who they support and who they target. I hope you will have this in your pocket when you vote on Tuesday, November 6.

I assume other grandparents love their grandbabies the same way we do. Let’s speak with one voice on this issue and say ‘no more’.

With my best to you and your family,

Christine Crosby (aka-Grandmere) Editorial Director (with my beautiful, smart, kind, loving and talented granddaughter, Maddie)

PS – let me know if you have thoughts or experiences on this subject, and if you’d like them shared with others.
If you get your information from Fox, you probably know that the gun was NOT to blame for the massacre in the South Florida school.Here are all the things that WERE to blame…
GABBY GIFFORDS ON FLORIDA SHOOTING: “We know politicians fear the gun lobby, but we also know that fear cannot compare to what those innocent children in Florida felt as the gunshots rang out, bullets flew through the halls of their school, and their teachers and classmates were gunned down.
That fear is nothing compared to what parents and grandparents must have felt…Read more
DAN RATHER – What Unites Us – Reflections on Patriotism  A year and a half ago I established my own Facebook page. And what I’ve found on Facebook is that there is an audience for what little I thought I might be able to contribute to my country, which is to try to be a steady voice of reason that could give some context and perspective to the events…Read more

Christine Crosby

About the author

Christine is the co-founder and editorial director for GRAND Magazine. She is the grandmother of five and great-grandmom (aka Grandmere) to one. She makes her home in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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