Columbus Churches Ask That You Don't Kill Anyone This Weekend

Please restrict your homicides to weekdays, please.
  • Please restrict your homicides to weekdays, please.

It's a small but earnest request: Please don't kill anyone this weekend. Like, pretty please.

In the wake of a string of violent crimes in the area, churches have organized 'Ceasefire Columbus,' an event scheduled at Traveler's Rest Baptist Church on Saturday.

There will be live music, food, and a party to promote safer, more tolerant streets.

Reverend Charles E. Bond Jr. asks one simple thing: "We really would like to have one weekend where no one gets killed. If you're going to set goals, why not set them high?"

Good call, Reverend. No loftier goal than three days of no killing, right?

The Columbus Dispatch has the details:

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