Five people were fatally wounded by a man who walked into a department store in a Burlington, Wash., shopping mall with a rifle and started shooting. He remains at large, though authorities have released a security camera photo of the suspect.
Who knows where this leads. But it prompts me to say again: Any political candidate who says he or she can guarantee an end to random acts of mass violence is either dishonest or delusional.
Response to our story about rehoming and adoption has been overwhelmingly positive, with one exception. Rep. Nate Bell (R-Mena) has informed me that writing this story makes me the predator and Justin Harris the victim. I'm hellbound, apparently.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson said today that his office would oversee an independent review of child welfare services in the Department of Human Services as an outgrowth of the controversy engendered by Rep. Justin Harris' placement of his adopted daughters in the home of a man who sexually abused one of them.