Yard update. Columbine, Solomon’s seal and Canada anemone are in full bloom. You can’t see the violets. The bunchberry died over the winter. The milkweed and Culver’s root never came back. Yellow coneflower is spreading. Hyssop and goldenrod will bloom in August.
As of yesterday, Columbine is no longer one of the 10 worst mass shootings in US history. 3 of the top 5 are all in the last year & a half.
‘How have we not stopped this after Columbine? After Sandy Hook? I’m sitting with a mother who lost her son, and it’s still happening … We need to do something.’ — Parkland survivor Sam Zeif, 18, spoke these words directly to Trump’s face.
This is so incredibly sad. This story also mentions that there were almost as many Columbine students who died by suicide after the shooting as were gunned down in the massacre itself. As if we needed more reasons to urgently find a way to stop these school shootings
4% of the world’s population 42% of the world’s guns 31% of mass shootings 216 school shootings since Columbine. These statistics should horrify every American.We have a gun violence epidemic in this country that can only be addressed with commonsense gun reform.
Here they are - all SIXTY-ONE mass shootings in the United States since Columbine. How many more, my fellow Americans?: