Protests against guns continue
06/16/2014 10:39 AM
06/16/2014 10:41 AM
The drumbeat against guns fortunately isn’t going away.
Hundreds of committed people marched across the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday to demand stronger gun control laws. One of the groups was Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. They’re gaining attention and members with the slogan, “Not one more!”
The organization was formed after the Dec. 14, 2012, mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., which left 20 children and six educators dead. Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg helped fund the march.
The effort is part of a national movement to increase the political clout of a growing number of gun control groups. But they have a long way to go to be any match for the National Rifle Association and other strong pro-gun lobbyists.
Given time, and the continuing acts of violence with guns, a tipping point is bound to occur. It’s just a continuing tragedy that more people will have to die or suffer horrible injuries for lawmakers to come to their senses and reverse today’s liberal gun laws.