Thanks for this great post Gronda. It is good to see the young people standing up for themselves. I am saddened by the fact that many responsible adults do nothing but spew worthless dogma about how gun control still leaves the guns in the hands of criminals, how many mass shootings have been done by criminals? I can not conceive of any reason that an individual needs an assault rifle. It is not for protection it is meant for one purpose and that is to kill as many as possible with as little effort as possible.
For numerous young peoples, their worldview of their place in it, was altered on Valentines Day in the USA, the 14th of February 2018. This was the day a young mass shooter under 21 years of age, took his legally purchased AR15 into Marjory Stoneman High School in the idyllic southern Florida town of Parkland, where he proceeded to fatally gun down 17 victims in a little over six minutes.
This was a typical sprawling Florida high school of several buildings with over 3000 students. After the kids had spent their day by exchanging Valentine Day cards and other activities, they were ready to call it a day. As a fire alarm bell rang, the chaos began.
(Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
The mass shooting at the Parkland, Florida high school is one out of a…
View original post 1,244 more words