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Holding the Weight of the World on her Shoulders

On the Colorado Planned Parenthood Shooting

Hello!
So many of you may have heard of the Planned Parenthood shooting in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA that killed three and injured several.  If you don't know what I'm referring, here's a little background info:
http://www.cnn.com/2015/11/30/us/colorado-planned-parenthood-shooting/
The three killed were two civilians and a police officer.  According to many news sources, the shooter mentioned "baby parts" as he was being led away, which gives reason to believe he was acting against abortion.  (Sarcasm incoming) Yes, I am pro-life, excuse me for a second while I shoot and kill or injure several people.
As horrifying as the event itself was, I am absolutely disgusted by some people's comments in the aftermath.  Some are listed in this link:
http://thoughtcatalog.com/jacob-geers/2015/11/here-are-all-the-people-applauding-the-planned-parenthood-shooter/
I'm not even sure where to start.  Numbers one ("#PlannedParenthood shooter has done more in one…

On The California Shooting

Hello,
Yesterday, as many of you have probably heard by now, there was a shooting in California that killed fourteen people and injured seventeen.
Sources:
http://www.cnn.com/2015/12/02/us/san-bernardino-shooting/
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/03/us/san-bernardino-shooting.html?_r=0
It is still unclear the motives behind this, but I can guarantee that many people will assume terrorism. While extreme groups such as ISIS are a significant threat, I want you all to keep in mind the backlash that will harm innocent Muslims, and likely won't affect ISIS supporters in any way.
If you are Muslim, please be careful and stay safe.  If you are not Muslim, I encourage you to keep an eye out for your friends and family members who are, and to take action if you see someone wrongly verbally or physically assaulting an innocent Muslim.
Thank you and be safe, lovelies.
Minna