Saturday, February 24, 2018

Signs of the Times . . .

Eight editorial cartoons addressing
the destructive power of the NRA
and the latest movement that's risen
to challenge it.

Related Off-site Links:
More Kids Are Dead – Charles P. Pierce (Esquire, February 15, 2018).
Days After High School Shooting, Florida House Votes Against Ban on Assault Rifles – Associated Press via PBS Newshour (February 20, 2018).
Shooting Survivor Calls NRA "Child Murderers" – CNN (February 19, 2018).
A Spreading Movement? How Florida School Shooting Survivors Are Inspiring Other Students to Demand Gun Control – Matt Pearce (The Los Angeles Times, February 20, 2018).
How the Survivors of Parkland Began the Never Again Movement – Emily Witt (The New Yorker, February 19, 2018).
The Spring Awakening of the Stoneman Douglas Theatre Kids – Michael Schulman (The New Yorker, February 23, 2018).
America's Youth Become America's Conscience on Gun Violence – Rachel Maddow (MSNBC, February 22, 2018).
The NRA Just Became the Enemy of a Generation of Younger Americans – Dean Obeidallah (The Daily Kos, February 23, 2018).
CNN’s Town Hall on Guns and the Unmaking of Marco Rubio – Evan Osnos (The New Yorker, February 22, 2018).
NRA Head Breaks Silence to Attack Gun Control Advocates: "They Hate Individual Freedom" – David Smith (The Guardian, February 22, 2018).
Michael Moore: "The NRA Is a Terrorist Organization" – Tracy Lee (Newsweek via Yahoo! News, February 23, 2018).
Right-wing Media Uses Parkland Shooting as Conspiracy Fodder – Michael M. Grynbaumfe (The New York Times, February 20, 2018).
The Right-wing Sliming of Douglas High Students Can’t Be Ignored. It’s Too Disgusting for That – Margaret Sullivan (The Washington Post, February 21, 2018).
Trump Insists on Arming Teachers Despite Lack of Evidence It Would Stop Shootings – Amanda Holpuch (The Guardian, February 22, 2018).
Businesses Are Fleeing the NRA in Wake of Parkland School Shooting – Cody Fenwick, (Alternet via Salon, February 23, 2018).
Here Are All the Brands That Have Cut Ties with the NRA Following Gun-control Activists' Boycotts – Kate Taylor and Leanna Garfield (Business Insider, February 23, 2018).
Trump Aides Confess: He Only Hears the NRA – Asawin Suebsaeng (The Daily Beast, February 22, 2018).
Men Are Responsible for Mass Shootings: How Toxic Masculinity Is Killing Us – Jennifer Wright (Harper's Bazaar, February 16, 2018).
Poll: Support for Gun Control Hits Record High – Dartunorro Clark (NBC News, February 20, 2018).
12 Tweets on Gun Violence and Mental Health That Everyone Should Read – Lindsay Holmes (The Huffington Post, February 23, 2018).
More Than 17 Cartoons About the Shootings That'll Make You Cry, Cringe, Call a (February 20, 2018).
This Single Cartoon About School Shootings Is Breaking People's Hearts – Samantha Schmidt (The Washington Post, February 20, 2018).
We Need to Talk About Black Lives and Gun Violence After the Florida Shooting – Sarah Ruiz-Grossman (The Huffington Post, February 22, 2018).
Black Teens Have Been Fighting for Gun Reform for Years – Lincoln Anthony Blades (Teen Vogue, February 23, 2018).

See also the previous Wild Reed posts:
The Social Roots of Yet Another American Tragedy
Something to Think About – December 14, 2012
Quote of the Day – December 15, 2012
“I Pray, I Pray”
Prayer of the Week – June 19, 2016
Quote of the Day – October 2, 2017
Quote of the Day – February 17, 2018

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