Save our Shelter was the theme of flash-mob events around the country yesterday - June 4, 2010. I wonder how many people realize just how many individuals need such social services? Shelters provide lifelines to many individuals who have urgent and existential needs.
Every two minutes someone is sexually assaulted in the United States. Domestic violence has been named "an epidemic" in our country - yet there is the belief among some that we should not be wasting our money. I can think of quite a few other things that are truly "wasting" our national resources - and money - at the moment.