Since faith is one, it must be professed in all its purity and integrity". Pope Francis/Pope Benedict

Sunday, 6 October 2013

The Culture of death and mental illness: Miriam Carey gunned down by Washington police

I cannot fail to briefly comment on the shooting of the mentally-ill young woman, Miriam Carey by Washington police. The key event to this being a manifestation of the culture of death was the eventual killing of  this woman in cold blood. Her car was immobilized and surrounded. There are innumerable ways of capturing a person thus surrounded. The killing of mentally-ill people seems to have become an unofficial past-time for police. Will NO ONE stand up for these people's right to life? 

But the worst was yet to come. The US Congress cheered this outcome. But what else could be expected? Media reporting on the event has, in general been typically misleading. 

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