I'm normally an "observe at a distance" person when it comes to politicizing something. After all, what's the point in reiterating arguments that have been made countless times? But something about this is different. I've posted about it all day on my blog, and I wanted to get all of that down in a cohesive and singular entry.
Someone dies unjustly. A part of the population tries to do something about the reason why that person died unjustly.
It seems pretty fair to me, but those would like to retain the status quo while keeping their conscience clean scream out “stop politicizing!!!!” and “let his family mourn in peace!!!!!” It's a tiring rerun of what happened in the aftermath of Sandy Hook, when some claimed that the tragedy should not be used to...[read more]