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A Real Emergency

Submitted by ub on Thu, 02/14/2019 - 17:21

On the anniversary of another mass shooting, everywhere we look, there's more violence and mass murders across the nation, so why no Emergency declaration? Why is it taking so long to pass legislation? Why won't anyone talk about this real emergency to modify our gun laws?

It is sickening to think of how “normal” mass shootings have become; how numbed we are to these stories. It’s as if they are now so commonplace that we’re resigned to accept them and epidemic gun violence as mungsne.

Last year a Florida school massacre with an alarming number of innocent Americans lost with their dreams undone.
Back in November, there were several hundred national mass shootings during a 300-day sequence. Parkland Survivors Changed the Narrative for America’s Shooting Expert https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-features/parkland-survivor…

Hundreds of shootings of real Americans who are added to the number of innocent casualties after another person with a gun opens fire. When will it ever end? https://nypost.com/tag/shootings/

https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2018/2/21/17028930/gun-violence…

Trump releases statement on the anniversary of Parkland shooting – here’s how many times he mentioned the word ‘gun’ https://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/ny-news-trump-parkland-shooti…

In the year after Parkland, there was nearly one mass shooting a day https://www.vox.com/2019/2/14/18223613/parkland-mass-shootings-gun-viol…

Portraits of the Douglas school shooting victims https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/article200282029.html

Factory shooting rampage victims include HR manager, college intern and forklift operator
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2019/02/16/aurora-shooting-victims-…

MASS SHOOTINGS IN 2019
https://www.gunviolencearchive.org/reports/mass-shooting

Mom killed 3 young daughters with a rifle before killing herself, police say https://www.mlive.com/news/grand-rapids/2019/02/mom-shot-killed-3-young…

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