I held off my rant, mostly because it was so incoherent with frustration and rage, I didn't know where to begin. Interspersed with the stories of the funerals of innocent children and brave teachers, I've seen so many stories of people rushing to buy guns FOR CHRISTMAS, including a story today about a young-ish couple at a local gun shop.
Hey, nothing says Christmas like a gun! What better way to celebrate the birth of the Prince of Peace? Who ARE these people? I don't want to know.
Anyway, I decided to breathe and knit in lieu of ranting. And I'm glad I did, because one of my favorite pundits said exactly what I wanted to say:
Exactly my thoughts, without the cussing.
ETA this nice takedown of the "guns don't kill people," and other mindless sloganeering:
Debunking the talking points.