Pardon the pun. It is a painful one, I know. Not in the way of a bad joke being a groaner. But in the way that it picks at a wound too fresh to have even scabbed over.
I was greeted this morning by harrowing news from Orlando, FL. An (at the time) unnamed individual with an AR-15 and a handgun had opened fire inside a crowded bar, killing 50 and injuring another 53 (as of writing this). I was sickened. I’m still sick at heart. Continue reading
Whether we want to admit it or not, the fight for civil liberties is far from over in the United States, let alone in other parts of the globe. We can see that by looking at the continuing saga/drama in Rowan County, Kentucky with county clerk Kim Davis. We can see that by looking at the BLM movement. If we open our eyes even a little, we can see that the fight for civil liberties, civil rights, is far from over. Continue reading