A slew of researchers, professors and experts successfully urged Vice President Joe Biden to include researching gun violence as one of the proposals he submitted to the president. Biden led the gun violence task force created by Obama in the wake of last month’s Newtown shootings.
Tracing gun sales are among other tactical strategies also being proposed as a means to temper the increase in DOMESTIC TERRORISM.
I personally want to hear what mothers of children who have died at the hands of gun violence propose:
“They took my only child. I have nobody right now. That’s my only baby,” Shirley Chambers recently said regarding the loss of her last of four children.
The gun violence that plagues our country has claimed yet another victim, but sadly the urban areas never seem to get as much lament as areas that don’t “typically” experience that type of violence.
It is a sad state of affairs when communities become so desensitized to the loss of life that it dismisses it as apart of the culture because it happens so frequently. Even more disheartening is when the gun violence occurs at the hands of your own people.
World wide inter communal wars rage largely due to material pursuits which invariably turn some type of profit. How much is a life worth?