To The Editor:When they first talked about gun control, my immediate thoughts were that the store owner should take these actions:1. Require customers to present an identification card …
To The Editor:
When they first talked about gun control, my immediate thoughts were that the store owner should take these actions:
1. Require customers to present an identification card with a picture of the buyer;
2. Advise the buyer of a waiting period of seven days before the purchase can be completed; and
3. When the automatic weapon (if it is an automatic weapon) is purchased, the store owner must notify appropriate law enforcement authorities such as the local police department, the local sheriff's office and the FBI.
Also, if the purchased weapon is ever used in a murder or other crime, the store owner should be fined $2,500 and his store should be closed for three months.
My thinking on why schools are targeted by those who want to kill students and teachers is that those in control of education, as well as our Supreme Court justices, have kicked God out of school.
My wife tells me her teacher in the fourth grade used to read a Bible story to her class each morning.
In high school, students sometimes — myself included — received a detention on occasion for doing something we should not have been doing. The teacher would give each one of us [a copy of] the 23rd Psalm printed on a separate piece of paper. If we could recite this Scripture without looking at the paper we could leave the room.
It took three paddlings from the principal to get my release.
Now, we cannot even say the name of Jesus at school functions.
The reason these shootings occur at schools is that God has been taken out of our schools and the devil now has full reign to do his work.
The students cannot cry out to God for their protection because God is not in their school.
Years ago, the Bible was sort of a textbook for students to learn to read.
God still loves people and wants the best for them because Jesus' death on the cross should still mean as much to us now as it did then.
— Joseph Edman
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