Newtown. Aurora. Chattanooga. San Bernardino. Orlando. Las Vegas. And now Sutherland Springs.
We’ve been calling for meaningful gun control legislation since the Columbine shooting—and after each of the at least 90 mass shootings in the U.S. in the past 35 years. One reason why very little ever changes: the bulletproof gun lobbyists in the National Rifle Association, which pours money into politics and fights every bill intended to keep us safe from gun violence.