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Morals banished from schools

Shots ring out in a school, children are injured, one deceased. Witnesses and journalists exclaim, “Why did this happen?” Why did this happen in Columbine, Moses Lake, etc.?

On June 25, 1962, the Supreme Court (school prayer case) removed all vestiges of godly morals from our public school systems, opening the door for evil to propagate in every public school. Since 1962, the steady decline of societal morals has led to degenerate thought and action. Life is no longer precious; unborn babies are yesterday’s trash. However leave your dog in the car, and you actually will go to jail. We make video games so graphic and realistic, the “player” can dismember someone with absolutely no feelings of remorse.

The moral compass was removed in 1962; His name is Jesus “the Christ.” He penned a love letter to his creation, an owner’s manual for human beings. In the Bible are all of the solutions to the moral decay of our society; indeed the moral decay and depravity of the entire planet. I’m sure many of you have already excused me as some religious nut; I just pray that you will remember this letter the next time you say “why did this happen?”

B. D. Clouse

Spokane


 

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