Shameful: Mainstream Media Rushes to Frame 'Transgender' School Shooter as the Victim
Jonathon Van Maren-Opinion : Mar 29, 2023
Reports indicate that Evelyn Dieckhaus, who was described by her heartbroken family in a statement as "a shining light" and "unfailingly kind and gentle," died trying to pull the fire alarm to get help as Hale approached.
[LifeSiteNews.com] On Monday, 28-year-old Audrey Hale, a young woman who identified as transgender, entered The Covenant Christian School in Nashville, Tennessee, with two AR-style weapons and a handgun, shooting open a locked side door to gain access. She began her shooting spree at around 10:13 a.m., killing three 9-year-old children—Evelyn Dieckhaus, Hallie Scruggs, and William Kinney—and three adults—61-year-old substitute teacher Cynthia Peak, 60-year-old principal Dr. Katherine Koonce, and 61-year-old custodian Mike Hill. (Screengrab image)
Less than fifteen minutes later, Hale was shot and killed by two police officers—Rex Engelbart and Michael Collazo—who rushed into the building. Hale fired on the arriving police cars from a second story window.
Late Monday night, a spokesperson for The Covenant Christian School released a statement:
We are grieving tremendous loss and are in shock coming out of the terror that shattered our school and church. We are focused on loving our students, our families, our faculty and staff, and beginning the process of healing.
Chad Scruggs, the pastor at the Presbyterian church associated with the school, lost his little girl in the shooting. Reports indicate that Evelyn Dieckhaus, who was described by her heartbroken family in a statement as "a shining light" and "unfailingly kind and gentle," died trying to pull the fire alarm to get help as Hale approached. The photos of the children are unbearable to look at. It is impossible to fathom what the parents must be going through.
The media's reaction has been predictable, but watching it unfold is still profoundly dispiriting. The DailyMail'sheadline: "Nashville mass shooter was rejected by her Christian parents." NBC News: "Fear pervades Tennessee's community amid focus on Nashville shooter's gender identity." The Associated Press: "The head of the of the Christian elementary school in Nashville who was killed in a shooting there on Monday was described by friends as smart, loving and a rare female leader within a male-led religious culture"... Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here
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