“Don’t you care?”


The Writer in Black

There’s been another school shooting (read:  another active shooter in an ostensibly gun-free zone).  Expect the usual suspects to come out, waving bloody shirts, claiming that we “don’t care” about dead kids when we resist yet more restrictions on the Right to Keep and Bear Arms.

Well I, for one, do care.  But it doesn’t stop there.  That’s not the only thing I care about.

I also care about the young wife, now a widow, because your newly wedded husband was mugged and murdered by three thugs with knives who not only robbed and killed him, but carved him up so badly that she had to have a closed casket funeral.

I care about the daughter, now fatherless, because more thugs beat her daddy to death with pipes.  In his case, at least, they were able to clean up the corpse well enough that she could say goodbye at the…

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