Consider the fact that children today have never spent a day in school without the fear of being shot.

From Columbine in 1999 to Sandy Hook in 2012 to Parkland in 2018, and now Uvalde, Texas, more than 187,000 kids have experienced a school shooting. Children in these age groups should be thought of as “Generation Abandoned” because the adults of America, and their elected representatives, have done nothing to remedy this shocking human-made public safety crisis. No place is safe — schools, churches, parks, grocery stores — in the mass-shooting-a-day culture that is unique to this country.


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