When, in a nation under God, an insane gun owner can shoot a working mother of four children under the name of freedom, there is something immoral with the priorities of that nation. Consequently, evil wins and the good looses. For the good to win, all corrupted issues have to be addressed on the same morality platform. Some groups operate by eliminating the faith of the people in their government. We must pressure the government to maintain our protection at work, at school, at home and in the streets. The influence of big money is a corrosive force in our democracy.
Occupational homicide & Workplace violent crimes
Ben Carson said that the issue centered around the "mentality of the people," and Marco Rubio called the matter a "serious societal issue," while noting the possibility of mental health issues playing a role in violence.
We ask for prevention at all levels:
People have the right to own guns, and we understand that. But we are asking people to do it in a responsible manner. If we want to keep our integrity and correct any issue, we must unify under the banner of morality. We, the innocent victims are the witness that guns must not be in the hands of negligent people, we all have to make sure of this.
It is our duty if we really want to be people under God and not become the servants of evil.
Event though we are victims, my family and I do not support to forbid guns.
Effective morality all across the board:
We cannot choose freedom for one issue and restriction for the other issues as we please. Morality is a whole. With effective rules of conduct, guns can be present in society, and serve an useful purpose. People must find ways to own guns for useful purposes, without endangering other members of society. With effective morality we will find answers to all our society issues.
If a human being has an "innate and natural" dignity, which should "not be violated in any way," so we have to come up with new preventive actions rather than only reactive actions against reckless gun owners and insane gun owners.
The current system is able to determine if the responsible individual is insane after the crime is committed, the same system can for sure determine the state of mind of an individual before the crime is perpetrated.Some honorable judges and lawmakers want to have the Ten Commandments displayed in their court room or offices. US also we want to abide by the Ten Commandments:
|I - I am the Lord your God. You shall not have strange gods before me.||VI - You shall not commit adultery.|
|II - You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain.||VII - You shall not steal.|
|III - Remember to keep holy the Lords Day.||VIII - You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.|
|IV - Honor your father and mother.||IX - You shall not desire your neighbors wife.|
|V - You shall not kill.||X - You shall not desire your neighbors goods.|
"Ever since people began living in tribes and villages, they have had to
balance order with liberty. Individual freedom had to be weighed against the needs of
security of all."
Warren E. Burger
Former Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court
Foreword - Chairman, Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution
As victims, my family and I are crucial on the fact that innocent people cannot be shot or hurt anymore. The following is a very small list of crimes committed by insane firearms owners that were not prevented by the law. It shows only a sample of how many times the system failed to protect innocent people, and it grows everyday as well as the failures of the system implemented by our lawmakers on that subject.
Carol A. Witkowski, of Wisconsin, tells her story:
My husband was involved with a shooting at a US post
office back in 12/97. His co-worker was fatally shot to death 5 times, his boss had
1/2 of her face blown off, and he tried to talk the gunman out of the gun, but to no
avail. The gunman could have shot him many times, but chose not to, and we don't
know why he didn't, but the gunman then asked my husband for forgiveness, and put the gun
into his mouth and pulled the trigger, right in front of my husband. It is something
he will never forget.... ever!!!
He has not been back to work since, and currently on OWCP (Workman's comp), and will NEVER return back to work again. He has spent a total of 71 days in a psychiatric hospital for Post(al) Traumatic Stress, and currently sees a therapist sometimes twice a week. We too feel there was no safety that night, or any other night. We too have loss of wages, etc., and worry about our future, which includes my daughter who recently got married, and we couldn't really help them with the wedding financially, or my teenage son who wants to go to college. So much has been taken away from us because of this. Our lives have changed dramatically, and will never be the same. Thank god, I still have my husband!
I am on a writing campaign to anyone who will listen in regards to the safety at the Post Office. I won't give up.... I sure hope that your life gets better for you, and somewhere... somehow... someone will listen to me, and help.. My husband did save many other people from being shot at or killed, for there were 11 more bullets in that loaded gun, and that would mean 11 more families going through what we are going through...
Too many trained law enforcement officers throughout the country have been slain in the line of duty. Too many law enforcement officers have been assaulted. Honor the law enforcement Officers who died in the line of duty. Support police efforts.
In 1998, 16,914 people were murdered in the United States (Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1999).)
Some other US workplace Shootings
|June 11, 1999:
Joseph Brooks Jr. fatally shoots his former psychiatrist and a woman in Southfield, Mich. Four others are injured before Brooks kills himself.
April 15, 1999:
Sergei Babarin opens fire in the Mormon Family History Library in Salt Lake City, killing two people and wounding four others before police shoot him to death.
March 6, 1998:
Accountant Matthew Beck, involved in a pay dispute, fatally shoots the Connecticut Lottery Corp. president and three of his supervisors before killing himself.
December 18, 1997:
Arturo Reyes Torres walks into a maintenance yard in Orange, California, with an AK-47 and kills his former boss and three others. Torres is fatally shot by police.
September 15, 1997:
Arthur Hastings Wise allegedly opens fire at an Aiken, South Carolina, parts plant, killing four and wounding three others. Wise had been fired two months before from his job at the plant.
June 5, 1997:
Daniel S. Marsden, a plastics factory employee in Santa Fe Springs, California, fatally shoots two co-workers and wounds four others in an argument. Marsden kills himself less than two hours later.
April 3, 1995:
James Simpson, a former employee at a refinery inspection station in Corpus Christi, Texas, shoots and kills the owner of the company, his wife and three workers before killing himself.
March 14, 1994:
Tuan Nguyen, recently fired from a Santa Fe Springs, California, electronics factory, uses a still-valid security code to gain access and shoot three people to death before killing himself.
December 2, 1993:
Alan Winterbourne, an unemployed computer engineer, opens fire in a state employment office in Oxnard, California, Killing three state workers and injuring four others. Winterbourne flees, killing a police officer before police fatally shoot him.
July 1, 1993:
Gian Luigi Ferri opens fire with two assault weapons and a pistol in the San Francisco law offices of Pettit & Martin, killing eight people before taking his own life.
October 16, 1991:
George Hennard crashes his pickup into a Luby's Cafeteria in Kileen, Texas, then opens fire and kills 24 people, including himself.
June 18, 1990:
James Edward Pough goes on a shooting spree in a General Motors Acceptance Corp. office in Florida, killing 10 people and wounding four others before killing himself.
September 14, 1989:
Joseph T. Wesbecker, a pressman on disability for mental illness, kills eight people and wounds 12 others at a printing plant.
February 16, 1988:
Richard Wade Farley, angry that a former co-worker at ESL Corp. in Sunnyvale, California, rejected his advances, storms into the company building and shoots seven people to death with a shotgun before surrendering. Farley is currently on California's death row.
August 20, 1986:
Pat Sherrill, a postal worker who authorities say was about to be fired, opens fire at a post office in Edmond, Oklahoma, killing 14 people, then fatally shooting himself.
Americans murder each other
with guns at a rate 19 times