More adults waging war on children

Massacre of school children and adults in northern Kenya:

Hundreds of armed men surrounded a primary school and nearby houses and opened fire as children were making their way to school early on Tuesday.

Security forces say 56 people – including 22 children – died in the revenge attack by raiders feuding over water and pastures.
Hunt for child killers in Kenya BBC News, 14 July, 2005

Iraqi suicide bomber blows up children who were gathered to get some candy from US soldiers:

“There were some American troops blocking the highway when a US Humvee came near a gathering of children,” said Karim Shukir, 42. “US soldiers began to hand them candies. Then suddenly, a speeding car with the bomber showed up and struck both the Humvee and the children.”
32 Children Die in Baghdad Blast, Arab News, 14, July, 2005

A so-called father using his 19-month-old as a shield in a police shootout:

Pena, 34, was holding his daughter Suzy when he opened fire on police last Sunday, unleashing 40 shots in three separate exchanges. He and his daughter died in a hail of gunfire after he confronted police in an alley behind his apartment.
Coroner: Toddler killed by LAPD bullet, CNN Int., July 14, 2005.

How do I explain these things to my children? How do I explain why they are inheriting such a messed up world?

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