Confronting Evil in the Wake of Uvalde


On Tuesday, I picked my son up from his public elementary school, and I had the same thought that I’m sure millions of parents across America had that day: I’m lucky to be doing this.

Because at that moment, moms and dads in Uvalde, Texas, were waiting, and waiting, outside their children’s school for sons and daughters who would never come home again.

It didn’t take long for Democrats to demand gun control and blame Republicans for the mass shooting. It is, after all, an election year.

At least this time they didn’t blame “white supremacy” and Fox News for the killings.

As Los Angeles Times columnist wrote, with a considerable sense of disbelief, both the shooter and most of the victims were Latino: “I immediately thought: white supremacist. … When I found out that the person who killed 19 fourth-graders and two teachers in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday was…

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