Michael Brown is dead because of the negligence of those responsible for his upbringing and his own bad choices. When national celebrities fail to deal with those root causes and make a victim out of a violent perpetrator, it’s a bad lesson for our youth.
On Dec. 14, Americans remembered the 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary whose lives were taken by a heavily armed man just two years ago. Many will light candles and send their thoughts and prayers.
“I don’t think he’s going to make it through the ceremony,” my daughter Madi predicted of her two year old son, Eli. We were standing in the foyer of Ransdell Chapel for Madi’s Pinning Ceremony. She was graduating from Campbellsville University’s School of Nursing.