If your government (local or national) accomplishes one thing this year, what would you like it to be?
Stop gun violence. Period.
We are far too wealthy a nation to allow this to go on any further. We are too smart to throw up our hands and say, “There’s nothing we can do.” Other countries can and have.
It is like a overly permissive parent allowing their toddler to play with matches and blaming the fire department for not putting out the fire fast enough.
Before you go blaming it on the mentally unbalanced- why don’t we offer free mental health care? Surely if we treated depression and other mental health issues like a regular health issue, not to be ashamed of, maybe we could take care of a whole lot of other problems too!