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Orlando, Florida, USA

June 18, 2016

By now the whole world has heard about the sad, tragic events in Orlando, Florida early last Sunday morning.

Orlando joins a long list of other places and times where the same sad events also happened: Virginia Tech, Sandy Hook, Fort Hood, San Bernardino, Aurora, and more.

Orlando is about more than gun rights, terrorism, security, etc. Unfortunately, some are exploiting the Orlando violence for their own political or personal agendas. But the primary issue is: Do we have the right to be who we are and to live our lives accordingly?Read more

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Last week, as most of you know, we had some technical problems with our mailing list. The result was the link to our blog post, The Politics of Tragedy, wrongly redirected you to an earlier post titled Love.

Briefly, The Politics of Tragedy talked about how US President Obama and Mitt Romney, his opponent in the upcoming presidential election, temporarily put aside their bitter, personal, negative attacks on each other in the wake of the mass murders in Aurora, Colorado.… Read more

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Just yesterday we published a blog post, Politics As Usual. Here’s part of what I said in that post:

“I don’t pay much attention to politics and political news because it’s often so negative and adversarial. You know, politics as usual. This is especially true of my country, the United States. And it’s probably true of other countries.”

As many of you know, the current US presidential campaign has turned into a nasty, negative, and hostile thing. But today that changed, at least for the moment — because of the human tragedy unfolding in Aurora, Colorado, where many dozens were killed or wounded in a seemingly senseless act of violence.… Read more