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Take action to stop domestic terrorism threat to national security

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To the editor:

I am enraged! Two mass shootings within 24 hours. What is happening to this country? We have had mass shootings at schools, universities, churches, temples, mosques, shopping malls, movie theaters, nightclubs. There is nowhere were we are safe anymore. Why?

These "domestic terrorists" all use military grade weapons to spray bullets that kill numbers of people withing seconds, minutes. Why do these terrorists commit these atrocities? The answer: they have access to these weapons. And, they are being constantly indoctrinated by message boards that proclaim bigoted, racists, hateful rhetoric. They listen to radio programs that target that specific audience. They buy into this propaganda. They are not "mentally ill" as some commentators on television suspect. No! These terrorists have an entrenched belief system of hatred.

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We need Red Flag legislation to pick out those susceptible to these beliefs, and we need legislation immediately that restricts military grade weapons. They are protected by the Second and First Amendments. But we must demand limitations on these domestic terrorists. They are shaking the very security of this nation. The Director of the FBI, Christopher Wray, has said this is a threat to national security as they track the wide spread growth of "Domestic Terrorists".

As Christians, we read the Book of James that calls Christians to take action, to put their belief into action. Please take action. Call Senator Durbin at 202) 224-2152 or Congressman Darin LaHood at 217) 670-1653 or 202) 225-6201 now.

Rebecca Drake

[Posted August 12, 2019]

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