Letter: National debt, abortion bigger threats than guns

January 25, 2013 

All normal people are saddened by the Newtown, Conn. shootings by yet another untreated, mentally-ill monster, but politicians (President Obama and his ilk) see it as "a crisis not to waste" in achieving liberal nirvana -- gun control (though their "solution" would not have prevented the murders).

If Obama and liberal Democrats were really concerned about children, they would reduce their out-of-control spending that is accumulating a crushing debt ($1 trillion more every year!)

If Obama and liberals were really concerned about the killing of 20 children, then why don't they do something to prevent the killing of 20 American children every three minutes (400 an hour, 3,000 a day, 1 million a year)?

Instead, Obama and liberals insist that taxpayers fund Planned Parenthood and other abortionists. This national holocaust has resulted in the brutal dismemberment killings of more than 55 million since the infamous Roe v. Wade decision 40 years ago!

Such a genocide would be an international "crime against humanity" in any other context, yet the news media ignores it (and actually promotes abortion as a woman's "reproductive right")!

Along with Obama's secularist war on Christianity and Hollywood's violent media games, movies and TV shows, is it any wonder our "culture of death" leads to such shootings?

KARL A. HADLEY, Burbank

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