We’re going to have to come together and take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this.
So said Barack Obama today.
His words gave me hope that he might finally be the President to lead the US away from its insane gun culture and the equally insane laws it has created.
Yes, the man pulling the trigger was ultimately responsible for the horror of the last 24 hours, but the nation that made such powerful weapons available to him is also guilty.
America, you are out of time. You are the only western nation to collectively believe that civilian guns increase public safety. You are wrong. There are rivers of blood flowing in your schools to prove it.
Your irrelevant second amendment be damned.