The Rolling Stone Magazine | How to Beat the NRA In 7 Not-So-Easy Steps

It’s worth a read because one needs to know how the other side thinks. It’s enlightening and disturbing at the same time.

“Politicize Disaster, Unabashedly

This may make some progressives queasy….This isn’t complicated: Making a political issue of the tiny coffins of dead children in the wake of a school shooting isn’t just a thing that helps pass strong gun-control, it’s practically the only thing in the last quarter century that’s moved the needle on anti-gun-violence laws. Recall that the catalyst for the 1994 assault weapons ban was a 1989 school shooting in Stockton, California, that killed five kids and wounded 29 other children.

It’s not distasteful to act in the name of victims of gun violence. What’s distasteful to squander the burning anger and intense political focus that such senseless bloodshed inspires…”

via How to Beat the NRA In 7 Not-So-Easy Steps | Politics News | Rolling Stone.

-GM