In One Photo, Ben Carson Makes Powerful Statement Amid Reports Oregon Shooter Targeted Christians

Image source: FacebookPresidential candidate Ben Carson posted a photo Friday to Facebook that shows him holding a sign with a simple, four-word message: “I am a Christian.” The former neurosurgeon seemed to be reacting to news that the gunman who killed nine individuals at an Oregon community college Thursday specifically targeted Christians. The post was widely circulated online, amassing 70,000 shares and more than a half-a-million likes in the hours it had been published. Carson also changed his profile photo to the following picture and suggested others do so as a way to “honor the victims and their families.”  Read the full article here.