Thoughts on gun control after the Parkland, Florida shooting
Yes, this time does feel a bit different. The Parkland students have energized activists across America. Maybe we can have a reasonable discussion about gun control this time.
In the past the NRA and Republicans in Congress depended on our short attention spans and hoped the energy behind any reform effort would dissipate before any concrete legislation was addressed in Washington. Will this time be different? We will know within 30 days. If the folks planning the "March For Our Lives" can fill the National Mall in DC and get thousands into the streets around the nation on March 24th, Congress may well understand that "thoughts and prayers won't be enough this time. Follow their Facebook page and get involved by clicking this link