I’ve written a longer guest blog for BSPC, but it won’t be published today because our country is broken and so is my heart.
My kids came home from school yesterday.
I get to write that sentence.
Our children shouldn’t have to live like this.
Our children shouldn’t have to die like this.
Thoughts and prayers have become blasphemous.
I was a student when the massacre at Columbine occurred in 1999.
I’m not sure there is anything to say that has not been said since then.
And I’m not sure what I can do to change things.
Gun violence in America is a public health crisis.
Just last year Texas eased gun restrictions, allowing residents to carry a gun without a license or training. The Governor of Texas announced the deaths of the children in Uvalde on the eve of his appearance at the NRA National Convention.
There are gun owners in my family. They are not evil.
What are your thoughts? What can we do?
-Written by Jenni Betz
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