The recent actions taken by the New Zealand government proved to the world, especially to the United States, that there is no excuse for inaction when it comes to gun violence prevention.  Here is what our Executive Director, Shira Goodman had to say about it,

“We have enabled their inaction, and that needs to end. No one can get a pass anymore.  There are not two sides of this issue.  There is only right and wrong. We must stand up and fight and demand that those who want to lead us, actually lead.  If a nation in mourning can take immediate action, maybe action is really part of the mourning process.”

Be sure to check out the rest of this Op-ed at the Pennsylvania Capital Star.