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#Prayers May Not Be the Solution --But They're Not the Problem Either!

Mind if I vent? I gotta vent! I like to keep it light on here generally so I apologize to my regular readers who come here for easy fare about books, clothes, decor and what-not but I'm kind of irritated by the whole "quit sending prayers" thing and I just need to vent a little.

Prayer Backlash in the Wake of Yet Another Shooting Following yesterday's San Bernardino shooting there has been a lot of press about prayer backlash. The Atlantic just published a rather interesting analysis of the politics involved and makes some worthwhile arguments. But I'd like to take a moment to address the issue from a more personal angle and here's my two cents: this whole prayer beef is bull. Oh I get it. People are angry. People want action. Specifically people want to see tighter gun legislation and better homeland security. People want to see results and above all they want to feel safe. But getting your knickers in a twist over people typing things like #PrayforSanBerna…