Tonight, dozens of people who were alive 24 hours ago no longer are, and many of the leaders who offer their condolences will likely do nothing to prevent the next American massacre.
During an interview on CNN's New Day Monday Morning, Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) fired back at host Chris Cuomo's assertion that the hostage situation in Australia may have been averted if that country didn't have such strict gun control laws.
Another day, another school shooting in America. On Tuesday morning, news hit that a gunman entered a school in Troutdale, OR, a suburb of Portland, and opened fire, killing one student. It is the 74th school shooting since Sandy Hook.
It is a common occurrence after a mass shooting for gun zealots to rise up and defend the shooter's right to own and use firearms, including publicly displaying guns to show their solidarity with the mass murderer's 2nd Amendment right to end life.
Arizona GOP candidate Gary Kiehne proclaims that Democrats are responsible for nearly all the mass shootings in the United States.
The law defining Georgia as an uncivilized society takes effect on July 1, and among other absurdities legalizes silencers for hunting (human beings).
I watched President Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday night. I was one of the 15% who did in my area of South Carolina.
The real tragedy of the Newtown massacre was that despite scores of legislators saying it was finally time to move to address mass gun violence, there has been absolutely nothing done.
Right wing media failed to correct stories in which they falsely claimed that a man who is against gun safety regulations was the father of a Sandy Hook student.
While debunking the sickening Sandy Hook conspiracy theory may seem to dignify beyond what it deserves, it has to be done
Now we have this universal outpouring of grief and revulsion and we also have a problem. The known facts about the event and the killer himself could mitigate against meaningful changes.
The endless chorus from the Religious Right that all that plagues our society is the result of divine wrath has grown tiresome...and then some.