Someone's family can fail them and it doesn't mean they are not responsible at all for their own choices after that. But it absolutely contributes.
Laurie, mom to:
Nathaniel ( 11 ) and Juliet ( 7 )
Baking Adventures In A Messy Kitchen (blog)
I can't say I'm pleased. I think this is giving him what he wanted.
I know why the did it and I think it's crappy.
CVS and Tedeschi's are not carrying them.
Mom to Elizabeth (6) and Corinne (4)
I don't have any issue at all with the article content, or the headline on the front...i guess the big picture does kind of bother me. I would fear that it could give people more of a reason to act out in similar manners. I think socially speaking, as little attention as possible should be given to people like him, which could be an argument to not do the article at all. But i think there is valuable knowledge to be gained by the general public on how these things happen. I don't see what is gained by the fancy picture on the front. (Well i see what Rolling Stone gains from a business perspective, but for something like this, i think there needs to be more reason than that)
I'm horrified that Rolling Stone would choose him for their cover. To me that seems like such a slap in the face to those who were injured/killed. I'm also in the camp that believes individuals who commit unthinkable crimes should not be glamorized or turned into celebrities.
Mom to Lee, Jake, Brandon, Rocco
Stepmom to Ryan, Regan, Braden, Baley
Granddaughters Kylie 10/18/2010 & Aleya 4/22/2013
I never consider a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosopy, as a cause for withdrawing from a friend. --Thomas Jefferson
Boston Magazine posted photos of Tsarnaev's arrest -- all dirty & bloody, with a sniper's laser beam on his forehead -- that were given to them by a cop who was there. That cop might be fired for doing that, but I applaud him for showing us the other side of the story.
The number of U.S. states in which a person can marry the person they love regardless of gender: 30 and counting!