Colorado Shooting: Talking Points and Thinking Points

…As Muslims we stand for justice and we should not be silent, whether the perpetrator is a Muslim or not
Our sympathies lie with the victims and their families.
Easy gun access is the problem. Gun control advocates strongly suggest adopting waiting periods that allow a window of a few days between the purchase of a gun and taking possession of it.
Research suggest that waiting periods for buying guns may help bring down firearm suicide rates by up to 11 percent and gun homicides by about 17 percent.
Media outlets are trying to link the Boulder killings to how “foreign” Alissa is (see this report making a reference to how long Alissa has lived in the United States). Point out how this was not discussed at all when it came to Robert Aaron Long, the white man in custody for killing eight in Atlanta last week…more:soundvision