Sunday, July 28, 2013
Obama Is Complicit in Nation's Violent, Discriminatory Behavior, Laws
The president and the attorney general of the United States want to re-examine the nation's "stand your ground" laws. That should have been last year's news. As a result of the George Zimmerman verdict, the president also wants all of us to have a conversation, not necessarily a national conversation but conversations within our own families and churches and, most especially, with ourselves about our own biases.
We should all be able all do that, but not at the expense of a national conversation that leads to a change in - not simply in attitudes or biases - but in discriminatory laws, particularly laws that promote and permit the use of violence...
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