* Katie Couric Follows Up: News anchorwoman quotes from the positive and negative responses she received after airing Brian Rohrbough's comments on the CBS Evening News. Brian said:
I'm saddened and shaken by the shooting at an Amish school today, and last week's school murders. When my son Dan was murdered on the sidewalk at Columbine High School on April 20, 1999, I hoped that would be the last school shooting. Since that day, I've tried to answer the question, "Why did this happen?" This country is in a moral free-fall. For over two generations, the public school system has taught in a moral vacuum, expelling God from the school and from the government, replacing him with evolution, where the strong kill the weak, without moral consequences and life has no inherent value. We teach there are no absolutes, no right or wrong. And I assure you the murder of innocent children is always wrong, including by abortion. Abortion has diminished the value of children. Suicide has become an acceptable action and has further emboldened these criminals. And we are seeing an epidemic increase in murder-suicide attacks on our children. Sadly, our schools are not safe. In fact, we now witness that within our schools. Our children have become a target of terrorists from within the United States.
Today's Resource: For help convincing yourself (or someone else) to pull the kids out of public school, read The Harsh Truth About Public Schools by BEL friend Bruce Shortt!