Letters to the Editor

January 10, 2013

Dr. King and the gun debate

Dr. King’s birthday celebration will soon be here. As I’ve wrestled with the terrible tragedy in Newtown, Conn., I’ve kept coming back to one of his phrases: “Unmerited suffering leads to redemption.” He was reflecting on the deaths of three civil rights workers 50 years ago, but his insight is as fresh as today’s headlines.

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