Why “Somebody should (NOT) do something” and “There oughta (NOT) be a law”
Today is the 80th anniversary of a terror attack on a public institution. It led to decisive government action and implementation of new laws and procedures. The inability of existing law to prevent the attack was overcome by the clear sense of national emergency.
Groups blamed for inciting the terrorist were identified and broken up by force of law.
New courts were established with special powers to deal with the unique public problem, freeing the executive branch and police from limits imposed on them by existing constitutional safeguards.
You can read all about it here.
For many will come in my name, saying, ‘I am the Christ,’ and they will lead many astray. And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not alarmed, for this must take place, but the end is not yet. For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and there will be famines and earthquakes in various places. All these are but the beginning of the birth pains. (Matthew 24:5-8 ESV)
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