First, we need to pray for the victims and their families.
Second, we need to define this atrocity for what it was, an act of evil. And just like any act of terrorism, we must stand strong upon our principles against the evil terrorists in this world who would change US through violence.
Whether that violence is through the barrel of a gun, or the lyrics of a rap song, or failed economic policy …
THIS IS OUR ALAMO.
Terror is our generation’s finest hour, and we must rise up and face it as men and women as:
It is time we quit hanging our heads in shame because some want US to.
“We the People” is not an expression, it is a fact.
WE ARE THE PEOPLE.
And we should not let the Washington Navy shooting define US. We should define it.
- Shooting at Navy Yard in Washington (voanews.com)
- Mass shootings, U.S. data and the Washington Navy Yard: Relevant research (journalistsresource.org)