Monday, February 6, 2023

Tag: I Am Adam Lanza’s Mother

Free from Harm? Reflecting on the Dangers of the White...

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“And so what we should be thinking about is our responsibility to care for and shield them from harm and give them the...

A Challenge to “I Am Adam Lanza’s Mother”

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As I write these words on a Monday evening, my spirit aches.  It aches with grief for the lives lost in Connecticut last week; it aches with dread for our collective American future in Sandy Hook’s aftermath; and it aches with love and empathy for Michael, a thirteen-year old boy whose once private life has, for the last day and a half, been on display for millions to see, exploited by a mother whose opinions are representative of America’s most pervasive mass delusion: that “mental illness” is a biologically-based condition requiring psychopharmaceutical “treatment” and “mental health care”, and that “the mentally ill” are a class of Other that threatens the safety, security, and health of America.