Your View, Letters to the Editor, Dec. 16, 2012
SCOTUS should reverse Abington School Disrtrict vs. Schempp
What a tragic sight and sound as we see another act of “craziness” by an individual who goes on a shooting spree killing innocent men, women, and even young children.
The solution to prevent this type of terror is not to ban guns. It is not the NRA. It is not about guns at all. Gun “rights” were protected by our Founding Fathers in the Second Amendment to protect Americans against an aggressive and mutinous government.
The problem is the “craziness” of mankind. The “craziness” in America is creating selfish, evil, and criminal activity since SCOTUS “banned” the “Holy Bible” and its’ teachings from our “public schools”; a ban of the “Biblical” teachings as proposed, presented, and installed in our Constitution based on Christian values.
Before the 1963 SCOTUS decision, all children heard a daily devotion in “public schools”. With these “public schools” daily devotions, almost everyone in (y)our communities attended a “House of Worship”. Yes, there was some minor mischievousness; however, seeing and/or hearing of the “craziness” in killing massive numbers of individuals in America was almost never heard of. Massive killings of today are becoming an unacceptable norm.
As SCOTUS “banned” the Holy Bible teachings “ABINGTON SCHOOL DIST. v. SCHEMPP, 374 U.S. 203 (1963)” from the “public schools”, illegal drugs, guns, evil mindsets, and other threatening actions “entered” the humans’ criminal ideas that destroy peoples souls. http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/scripts/getcase.pl?court=us&vol=374&invol=203
The SCOTUS decision removed our Constitutional freedoms based on Christian values. Today and since the 1963 SCOTUS decision, many Americans, and specifically parents, almost never attend any House of Worship, read their Bible, and/or teach their children the word of “God”, the “wisdom” that is a “guidance of conscience”; the “wisdoms” that could and would prevent and/or stop most of this “craziness”.
The end results of not hearing and/or reading the “Holy Bible” teachings leads many of (y)our children to reject the, otherwise, unknown Biblical instructions’ “guidance of conscience”. This backslide leads them into illegal drugs, guns, gangs, and other illegal activity. Without the “Holy Bible” experiences, America is fighting an internal war in our own communities.
Our US Constitution is/was based on Christian values. If you read the Founding Fathers’ authors and their writings, you will corroborate the Christian values are established by these creators. Many Capitol Hill and other unbelievers have infiltrated our political system by penetrating and damaging our Constitutional Christian values. As one separates his/her own life morals from Christian values, his/her wisdoms also breaks away. At those breaks, the saboteur becomes an obstructionist to our extended Christian values.
The common-sense cure is here right now for all of us. SCOTUS should reopen, reevaluate, and reverse ABINGTON SCHOOL DIST. v. SCHEMPP, 374 U.S. 203 (1963). Our Constitution is/was based on Christian values and these principles should be taught to all. Those values are treasured and should be restored. SCOTUS can “right the wrong” to present a “peace” that can bring more “comfort with civility” to our families, our communities, and our nation.
"The foundation of national morality must be laid in private families." - John Adams
John 16:33 (KJV) These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.
Oscar Y. Harward
Family needs help for autistic son
I have a daughter. She is married to a very nice man. They have a very handsome five-year-old son. I am going to refer to the son as TC.
TC is autistic and does not talk. He is a very picky eater. It is very hard to get him to go to sleep. His mom and dad can never ever get very much sleep or rest because TC runs, jumps, bangs on everything — floors, walls, tables. They recently had to move because of his erratic behavior which was disturbing to the neighbors. TC goes to school but often he can't because of a cold or temperature. There are several times his mom has to go get him from school because of him feeling ill.
TC's mother can't even think of working, because she has her hands full there at home. She is a very good mother and both parents are very protective of their son. TC's parents hae tried every aspect of help they know possible for him. A therapist sees TC on a regular basis. He is on medication to calm him down, however, moxst of the medications' side effects have an adverse raction on him.
The parents have to take TC to Columbia, S.C., frequently to get his medications. They have two cars and neither car is dependable. The have used my car several times or rentd one, which is not affordable. Both cars have been in the shop about as much as out. The cost of repairmen is draining them dry.
They can't get financial help for TC, only Medicaid. His dad recently enrolled in school with the intention of landing a better paying job (he now works full time, sometimes part-time when he can and go to school.)
TC gets occupational therapy weekly, speech therapy weekly (his mom transports him), AVH therapy four times a week (which is done in the home). Transporting him back and forth to school, they must have reliable transportation.
They live in South Carolina, only 30 minutes from Charlotte. If anyone reasds this and feels the need to help get them a car, that would mean so muc. They are unaware of this article, but I know it is much needed.
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