Kimberly Winston writes for Religion News Service.
The 18-year-old was conscripted into the military, but refused to wear a military uniform or take an oath of service.
Schools and other sites of violence have been razed and rebuilt. But it's a different question for places of prayer and worship.
Since the day after the mass shooting, Scroggins has organized donations, kept track of the 500 wounded, and organized the services of ministers.
Three secularist organizations objected to goverment funds maintaining the 40-foot-high World War I memorial.
The number of people who are not affiliated with organized religion continues to grow.
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