If there’s one lesson we should draw from the horror at the Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Tx, it’s that we cannot rely just on school guards, calling 911, or tepid “solutions” by extremist politicians to safeguard our school children. Or to protect people in supermarkets, houses of worship, or any other public settings targeted for mass carnage.
Source: The Problem Is the Guns. The Guns. The Guns. The Guns. | Portside
A school shooting in a small Texas town was almost as deadly as the worst such event in US history. Such shootings have increased in frequency over the last few years.
Source: 19 children, 2 adults killed in Texas elementary school shooting – 3 essential reads on America’s relentless gun violence
“This has become part of who we are as a country,” said Julián Castro. “The free availability of guns has not made us safer in the United States or here in the state of Texas.”
Source: At Least 19 Children, 2 Adults Killed in Texas Elementary School Shooting