Published on December 14th, 2012 | by Rhonda Winter0
Increasing Gun Violence: Does NRA Mean Not Really Accountable?
I can not comprehend the unspeakable horror of yet another devastating bloody mass shooting in the United States today. Comic artist Matt Bors just reposted a recent cartoon that he drew a few months ago about the prevalence of violent mass shootings and the continued lack of discussion about gun control. His comic perfectly encapsulates the increasingly volatile situation that is now exploding across our country.
This is what Matt had to say about our nation’s increasing rampant gun violence on his blog back in August:
“It seems that America was so swept up in debating what constitutes raping a woman over the last few days that we forgot to have our weekly mass shooting. Fingers crossed, this may break the summer streak where they became almost weekly occurrences.
The NRA, an industry front group that pretends it represents citizen gun owners, has a policy of never commenting on rampages carried out with the assault weapons and extended magazines they lobbied to make legal. Conservatives are always concerned that it’s inappropriate to discuss gun control in the wake of a massacre. We should all just shake our heads and say what a shame. As mass shootings become more commonplace, it follows that we should discuss what to do about it even less. You know, out of respect for the victims.”
Comic via MattBors.com