On Tuesday night Senator Elizabeth Warren was shushed by Senator Mitch McConnell. She was told to be silent and told to sit down. Many of us were stunned and remain stunned today.
For gun violence prevention activists, being shushed is something that we have seen before … again and again.
- We have seen the Center for Disease Control and Prevention shushed by having funding cut for gun violence research.
- We have watched the parents whose children have been killed shushed by a Congress that has chosen to protect gun manufacturers from lawsuits instead of protecting the people they serve.
- We have seen our cries for action after each devastating mass shooting shushed by those who think “it’s not the right time” to talk about preventing […]