If we resent the inaction of our politicians to address gun violence, we’re allowed — even encouraged — to speak out against the NRA. This deflection allows people like me and the millions who have supported the gun industry a way to convince ourselves that we are removed enough from responsibility for this epidemic.
Read the full article here: https://crystalparadis.com/gun-violence-is-our-responsibility/
This article was originally published on July 3, 2016 in Seacoast Sunday, the combined Sunday edition of The Portsmouth Herald and Foster’s Daily Democrat. You can read an online version of the op-ed on SeacoastOnline.com.
The article was also picked up in the July 8, 2016 edition of the New Hampshire Business Review and can be found online at nhbr.com.
You can read an online version of the article on Medium, supplemented with links and other resources I found helpful when researching this piece.