SUMMARY: Following the San Bernardino shooting in December of 2015, pastor Drew Tucker penned this heartfelt post in which he acknowledges that, within the gun debate, it is a heart problem– a heart problem where we continue to harden our hearts and do not make any meaningful change no matter the cost.
KEY QUOTE: “In their hearts, people in our country love guns and their rights to guns more than they love the lives of the vulnerable people in our midst. That heart problem, that we love guns more than we love people, continually permits this kind of violence upon innocent victims.”
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