First, I like to offer my prayers for the families and friends Alison Parker and Adam Ward, as well as my unending hope they had their peace with God before the end. I also hope for the quick recovery of the third victim. My prayers for her and all of her family as well.
Second, I have watched the video of the murder. I will not embed or link it here, but I will describe it as best I can. Alison Parker was all smiles and having a nice talk about tourism. Then the shots ring out. Adam Ward turns as he falls to the ground, catching a glimpse of the murderer. We might even see some of his blood. Adam Ward did not make a sound. The third victim also doesn’t make a sound. However Alison Parker does not stay quite, at all. Parker screams and screams and yells “Oh My God!” just as the feed is cut off. That was the real screams of woman being murdered.
This is why we have the Death Penalty, people. I really want someone to defend “Life Without Parole” for this guy. In fact, I’d like to see this guy get the firing squad. Wouldn’t that be poetic justice for this wonton death and destruction?
With that all out of the way, I already hear the calls for “gun control” spring up. You don’t need a gun to murder people. To blame the gun, would be like blaming the rope the KKK used to hang people. The 9/11 Hijackers also didn’t need guns. If this monster didn’t have a gun to commit the murder, the monster could have a knife to stab these people. Or a blunt object or his hands to beat them to death. Or a bomb to blow the TV station. Or a car to run a WDBJ van off the road.
Do I want to see a world without guns? Yes, absolutely! I look forward to the day when we no longer have them. However for every story I hear of someone being murdered with a gun, I hear two or three stories about an armed person defending themselves with a gun. Guns are not evil or good, they just are. To unilaterally disarm the law abiding good people of this world of their best means of self-defense is just wrong. The bad guys do not care about gun control or gun free zones.
Gun control isn’t about controlling guns, but about controlling people. It is about making people dependent on the government and/or police state for their safety.
Well, see ya’ later!
Book: “Undemocratic: How Unelected, Unaccountable Bureaucrats Are Stealing Your Liberty And Freedom” by Jay Sekulow
Book: “Control: Exposing The Truth About Guns” by Glenn Beck