The Real Social Justice Issue: Taking Care of the Violent Mentally Ill: Catholic World Report

In the aftermath of the heartbreaking school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14, the editors at the National Catholic Reporter have joined with the leaders of the Soros-supported advocacy organization Catholics United to demand further restrictions on gun ownership. Ignoring the fact that Connecticut has some of the strictest gun control laws in the country, they have declared that a commitment to social justice demands that we “face up to intransigent special interests and engage in a serious discussion of how to end—permanently—the cycle of gun violence in America.

Gun control advocates continue to believe that if we just outlaw guns, we will end these acts of senseless violence. Claiming that gun control will “prevent yet another American family from having to go through Christmas without the loved ones they lost to gun violence,” the progressive Catholics at the National Catholic Reporter have joined President Obama in what the president now promises will be “meaningful action” on gun control.

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2 thoughts on “The Real Social Justice Issue: Taking Care of the Violent Mentally Ill: Catholic World Report

  1. Meaningful action on gun control costs virtually nothing (except to our freedom). Meaningful action on mental health reform will cost billions. Even with Obama in office, guest which will happen?

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