What it is: Axis’ hometown of Colorado Springs, CO is becoming a hotbed for teen suicides with 15 suicide fatalities already in 2017, far above the national average.
Why it's bad: How is it possible for a city ranked in the top five places to live in the US to also rank so high in suicides? Even more disturbing, for the first time in US history, suicide is claiming more middle school students' lives than car crashes—one 14-year-old even killed herself on Facebook Live as hundreds of viewers watched. Teens often lack the coping skills necessary to navigate trauma, depression, or emotional swings. Here are warning signs to look for, as well as preventative measures you can take with students who struggle with depression. AXIS.ORG
Every child comes from and needs BOTH a mother and a father. Same-sex "marriage" intentionally keeps either a mother or a father from the child. Government should protect the child through upholding traditional marriage.
There is “a time to be silent, and a time to speak”. (Ecclesiastes 3:7). Now is the time to speak, so please speak up and defend children, truth and freedom. Craig Manners
“What the world needs most is a voice that courageously speaks the truth, not when the world is right, but a voice that speaks the truth when the world is wrong.” Fulton Sheen