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Jaylen Fryberg: Can We Forgive a Murderer? Should We?

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R.I.P – Gia Soriano (and Zoe Galasso)

“As a person and mother I am horrified by the actions of my son, I am sickened by it. There is nothing I can do to repair the damage my son has done.”Susan Bibeau, mother of the killer in Ottawa

Gia Soriano:  On Facebook this last weekend our family is sharing a picture of Gia Soriano – Gia is holding our niece as a newborn. Gia died this weekend. She was a victim of the recent Marysville High School shooting, and our condolences, thoughts, and prayers are with the dead and injured and their families:  Gia, Zoe Galasso, Andrew Fryberg, Shaylee Chuckulnaskit, as well as Nate Hatch.

Forgiveness:  Nate Hatch, a survivor, began Tweeting love and forgiveness to the murderer. We must remember this as an act of murder. We must remember a gun owner’s registered firearm fell into the hands of a teenager. Nate is a kid and gets a pass. But the adult community has rallied around “forgiveness” with a Facebook Page, patting Nate and themselves on the back, boasting about culture. Theirs is a Moral Placebo. We can forgive Nate. But should third parties forgive? Or does their forgiveness only let them feel better about themselves while adding pain to those most affected?

Culture:  All cultures incorporate forgiveness. No culture has ownership of “forgiveness.” Cultures can be questioned, if not, we play a perpetual game of Tag, You’re Racist, diminishing real racism. Forgiveness has its place, but when there are still grieving victims, and we still do not know all the facts, we cannot judge, and forgiveness is part of judgment.

Empathy:  Take off your shoes, walk barefoot over the rainy October urban and rural landscape, enter the house of the bereaved, and ask them if they would like to give you their shoes. Listen to them. They are victims, they have lost a loved one, only they can talk about forgiveness.

Porn + Misogyny + Bully + Unsecured Firearm + Inattentive Adults = Jaylen Fryberg

What a Family Member Should Say:  It’s said by Ms. Bibeau at the top of the page. Imagine if Jaylen’s family and friends expressed empathy instead of selfishness.

Updates:  10/28 – At present, the murderers page has over 4,000 followers, Gia Soriano’s Facebook Page has less than 500.

10/29:  Jaylen Fryberg planned the murder, and looked at women as object. He was not only a murderer, he was a bully and a misogynist:  Stop Excusing the Actions of a Murderer by Calling Him “Heartbroken” and Jaylen Fryberg’s Porn Filled Twitter Account

1o/30 Parents & Guardians:  When a minor/dependent breaks bad often it means adults are not paying attention, revisit Adam Lanza’s mother stepping deep into the cow pie concerning the Newton Massacre. Jaylen’s Twitter feed has anger, homages to naked women, Tweets to porn sites boasting how “horny” he is, and other warning signs. Jaylen was a bully who got hold of an adult’s firearm. Adults shirked their responsibility. And that’s the lesson.

10/31 – Third victim Shaylee Cuckulnaskit Dies:  MSN

11/7 – Fourth victim Adrew Fryberg Dies: KTVB

Bill Maher – Let’s not Memorialize Murderers: “When a priest molests three altar boys, we don’t say, ‘There were four victims, counting Father Tim.’ “


Written by Caleb Powell

October 28, 2014 at 9:59 am

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  1. It is so interesting to me that after the Elliot Rodger mass killings, many of the “liberal” sites used the horrible event to score points, with phrases like “white male privilege.”

    Theo Dzielak

    October 28, 2014 at 10:54 am

    • Jaylen had the face of an angel. He was only 15 years old. He had so much innocence in his face. Most murderers have those dark black eyes that show they have no soul. But Jaylen’s eyes were normal. It is so difficult to accept what he did. Its not fair to the victims’ families at all.


      February 25, 2015 at 8:27 pm

  2. This is exactly what’s going wrong in our country. People are celebrating a mass child murderer along with his victims?! How do you think the families of the kids he killed feel about that? This is political correctness taken to absurdity. And what does this teach our children? That it’s okay to kill other people as long as you were well-liked and popular? That somehow that instead of being an evil piece of s*** that tried to murder five children he’s actually a good kid? This is a disgrace!

    Let’s remember the VICTIMS, not the murderer!
    YouTube video showing scenes of killer and the girls he killed playing to a slower version of Nirvana’s Smells Like Teen Spirit – 2 minutes and change

    Don Shipley

    October 28, 2014 at 10:37 pm

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