While it may seem that there is plenty to be happy about this holiday season — a booming economy and record low levels of violent crime — that doesn’t seem to be a universally held opinion.
According to the Charlotte Center for Peace and Justice, we live in “a world filled with conflict and war, with mass killings and hate crimes.” Sounds pretty depressing. Makes you wonder why anyone would ever set foot outside their home.
Listen to their cheery holiday message . . .
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Today on the radio while in Charlottesville, this is an ad I heard. This…is seriously disturbing. This is the most extreme form of propaganda I’ve ever heard. Stuff like this is why our country is going after the second amendment. They are targeting parents with young children to brainwash them from a young age to fear/hate weapons. This seriously sounds like the recordings of communist propaganda stations. Virginia is already starting it’s anti gun propaganda on the news and now moving it to the radio. It’s terrifying what is happening here. Virginia reaching its boiling point. PLEASE SHARE THIS VIDEO. TAG PEOPLE. PEOPLE NEED TO HEAR THIS BROADCAST.
The CCPJ wants you to be mindful of the frightening conditions in which we live our lives and to make sure that any toys and games you buy the kiddies this year “not encourage using weapons as a way to settle conflicts.”
Maybe they’ve missed the news that a country with well over 400 million civilian-owned guns is experiencing historically low levels of violent and gun-related crime. Why, it’s almost as if we’ve learned that more guns in the hands of law-abiding people translates in a less criminal violence and a more peaceful society.
There seems to be a perception problem on the part of some about state of the world in which we live.
The oh-so-concerned people at the CCPJ appear to fall decidedly on the left side of the graphic above.
How will your gifts avoid sending a bad message that’s not appropriate to the season this year?