Gun Culture

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America calls for change after Arapahoe High shooting

The video created by the national organization called Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America to mark the anniversary of the Sandy Hook massacre on December 14 (see it below) counts 26 school shootings in the year after that tragic day in Newtown, Connecticut. But since the clip was completed, there have already been two more, including Friday's attack at Arapahoe High. The head of MDAGSA's Colorado chapter sees this latest act of violence as a reason for change, and she doesn't thinkrecall backlash against new state gun laws will doom reform efforts.
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