On February 14th, 2018, a tragedy occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that had already occurred seventeen other times on school campuses in 2018 alone.
The same story has played out 200 separate times and has directly affected hundreds of families since Sandy Hook.
This story will happen too many times again.
The follow up is predictable: outrage on social media, blaming another issue like mental illness, statements by victims, statements by the NRA, and then off to the next news cycle.
The NRA wins by instilling in their constituents the idea that any mention of gun control is a direct attack on their inalienable 2nd Amendment rights. The NRA funds Republicans, and together they have built a base of single-issue voters that only strengthens with any instance of a mass shooting.
This is enough. We need your help to turn more seats blue in 2018 and finally do something about gun control.
Don't let this tragedy turn into another statistic.