…sadden and distress me. I mentioned before that I spent fifteen years as a Police and Fire Chaplain. I know first hand how those men and women work under the greatest stress imaginable.
And I applaud the NY mayor for asking for a brief moratorium on protests until after the memorial services for the two policemen murdered in the ambush. This is the humane thing to do.
We need to ask how it is a mentally unstable person (allegedly mental ill person) gets his hands on a lethal weapon. And, we ought to have peace and calm, in this season of grace and peace, while our nation mourns its losses and tried to sort all this out.