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Old May 9, 2019, 09:49 PM   #1
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Colorado students walk out as school shooting vigil turns political

Story here. This is very interesting. Less than 48 hours after the shooting at the Highlands Ranch STEM school, a surrogate group for the Brady Campaign organized a "vigil" for the victims.

Of course, the Brady Campaign doesn't do things like this out of the goodness of their hearts, and the whole thing was a clumsy attempt at politicizing the tragedy. That's nothing new, but what IS new is the fact that many of the students stormed out, specifically citing their dismay at the event. Their sentiments are echoed by parents and even the families of the victims.

Even more interesting is that this isn't just being covered by right-wing blogs. The mainstream press has picked up on it.

Hopefully, this is the moment things break and people start calling out the gun-control movement for its predatory and morbid tactics.
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Old May 9, 2019, 10:46 PM   #2
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Saw multiple headlines about this a few minutes ago, and read a couple of the articles.
Covered by pretty much everyone.
Lots of bad press for the Bradys.

No matter a person's political standings, I'm glad that people are speaking against politicization of a school shooting.
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Old May 10, 2019, 08:56 AM   #4
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Don't know how I missed that!
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