The family of suspected gunman James Holmes said they will support the Ph.D student accused of entering a movie theatre last Friday and not leaving until he had killed 12 people and wounded another 58. http://news.yahoo.com/alleged-colorado-gunmans-family-stands-son-205325000--abc-news-topstories.html This article is simply being used to start a topic. I am not saying one way or the other they are right or wrong. This raises a question for Christians. Is there any time when we should or would abandon one of our children or a spouse because of their actions? Let me bring this to memory. The Father forsook the Son, and In the OT a parent was to bring a child to be stoned for certain things. Is there any time when you would or should forsake your own child or mate? Is why and for what and if not why? Are we always expected by the Lord to stand by them?