In my perfect world, when a person threatens suicide and/or homicide, that person would be banned from (legally) buying or possessing any gun. If we see something, then we most certainly must say something. If our own child is acting in a self-destructive or violent manner, then we must get them the needed help, not guns.

At the Library

Wong’s article reminded me of “Season of Life ,” a book by Pulitzer winner Jeffrey Marx about what’s wrong with American boys and how to change that situation, which Olympic champion Carl Lewis said “should be required reading for every high school student in America and every parent as well.”