If you are not following @LYSNation on Twitter, then you missed the Top 10 LYS tweets from the past week when they were first posted. And if you are on Twitter, you might want to check out the Tweeters who made this week’s list.
- Either we address the fact that it is too easy to get weapons that facilitate mass killings… Or, we accept the fact that we believe that mass killings are acceptable.(By @LYSNation)
- The ongoing social experiment to essentially arm everyone and anyone, indiscriminately, to enhance personal and community safety has failed, with increasingly deadly consequences.(By @LYSNation)
- In the United States, we are currently averaging more than one mass shooting event per day. We must make it more difficult for the untrained, unvetted general public to purchase powerful, high capacity firearms.(By @LYSNation)
- Video game revenue per-person: US: $112; Japan: $149
Guns per 100 people: US: 120.5; Japan: .03
Guns deaths per year: US: 40,000+; Japan: Less than 10
It’s the guns.(By @PublicCitizen)
- “An important step toward curbing the privatization of education will be helping the public understand the difference between the ideological appeal of freedom of choice and the damage wrought through the theft of public school funding…”(By @pastors4OKkids)
- The hard and fast rule on charter schools: “The greater the profit motive of the charter school operator, the lower the quality of services provided to the student.”(By @LYSNation)
- You know which students were struggling at the end of last year. Have an intervention plan for those students that begins in August, not November.(By @LYSNation)
- Educators all over America ready themselves to do again at long hours, low pay—and often legislative support that is sorely lacking—the most important work in our society: teach our children to learn God’s wondrous world. Our prayers—and strenuous advocacy—are with them. (By @pastors4txkids)
- We must stop the false narrative that there’s no prayer in schools. Teachers, students, administrators, support staff, parents, and parents are praying over and in our schools every single day. (By @pastors4OKkids)
- Life is hard, but it does not have to be angry. As we begin a new year, why not be open to that simple yet profound thought? Anger is a destroyer. Know yourself, recognize it and take a few deep breaths. Your body will respond and then you can build rather than destroy.(By @CabidaCain)
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