Uncounted Suicides

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It is a well-known fact that something like 22 military veterans commit suicide every day. What is not so well known is the number of suicides of military spouses, siblings, and parents. Military life is a family killer, and especially with the military fighting unnecessary, senseless wars like those in Iraq and Afghanistan. Yet, most conservative evangelical churches that preach and teach “family values” see nothing wrong with their young people joining the military after high school.

3:06 pm on June 6, 2014