But words of condolence are not enough. Mass shootings and gun murders have become commonplace in our country because our laws are broken and our leaders have no plan to address gun violence.
NOW is the time to talk--and write--about guns. Now IS the time to prevent more pointless deaths. Now IS the time to Demand A Plan to End Gun Violence.
This website is one place to start. It features a petition to President Obama and members of Congress and asks them to act NOW!
For advice on writing about your concerns and putting them into action, visit Garbl's Action Writing Links. It's an annotated directory of websites that can help you get people to read your writing, keep readers interested and persuade them to respond while they're reading or afterward.
In a democracy, we each have the right and the responsibility to speak out on matters that concern us.
Here is related Web information:
- Twelve facts about guns and mass shootings in the United States
- Organization Profile: National Rifle Association | OpenSecrets.org