GUN VIOLENCE: A Texas bishop responds to open carry

by Bishop Kevin Farrell, Diocese of Dallas Thank God that someone finally has the courage to close the loopholes in our pitiful gun control laws to reduce the number of mass shootings, suicides and killings that have become a plague in our country. President Barack Obama’s executive actions, though modest, are first steps in correcting … Continue reading GUN VIOLENCE: A Texas bishop responds to open carry

DEATH PENALTY: The zeal of pro-death penalty advocates

by David Atwood Pax Christi Texas I am continually amazed how far death penalty advocates will go to perpetuate the machinery of death in Texas. This time pro-death penalty legislators in Austin are pushing a bill  that would shield the identity of the suppliers of the lethal drugs used to execute prisoners in Huntsville. The … Continue reading DEATH PENALTY: The zeal of pro-death penalty advocates