America’s Elected Officials Don’t Have an Answer for Gun Violence

How to describe the fresh but familiar horror in Uvalde, Texas? How to catalog the carnage in yet another community? How to index the names of the dead—19 school kids and two teachers, as of this writing—and of yet another mass killer, Salvador Ramos? What to say about the renewed calls for elected leaders to do something, anything, to mitigate this uniquely American crisis—and the political wall attempted reforms could once again hit after this latest massacre fades from the headlines?

There’s the nightmare of it all, the outrage. But there’s also the anguish: If the slaughter of 20 children in Newtown wasn’t enough 10 years ago, if Las Vegas and Parkland and countless others weren’t enough, then what hope is there for change now, after Uvalde?


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