The peril of squelching a majority
Beyond the lives tragically lost, the refusal of America to contend with gun violence puts democracy itself at risk.
By big margins, Americans favor gun regulation, yet it doesn’t have a chance in Washington.(Photo by Will Porada on Unsplash)
Everybody wants the government to do something to stop the mass shootings. There’s almost no chance that it will. You’ve got to wonder how a democratic government got to this spot of being so unresponsive to what its citizens want.