Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Violation can't justify more violation

(My Eastern New Mexico News column for October 25, 2017)

In the aftermath of any mass shooting, it is disheartening to see well-meaning people express their outrage over innocent people being violated by immediately demanding politicians violate innocent people.

I understand feeling "something must be done", but I can't support any plan which violates people's indispensable rights. The horror of someone violating people can't justify violating more the rest...

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  1. those not involved,
    must be punished
    because they deserve it
    for (fill in the blank)


  2. a very concise statement of fundamental self-evident truths.

    i link spammed this article widely, btw