Two days after the largest mass shooting in the United States, I find myself incredibly angry. It’s easy to be angry after such an unnecessary, careless, incomprehensible act of violence. I’m angry at the young man who felt this was a necessary action. I’m angry about the investigations that came away with results that didn’t prevent the young man from purchasing the weapons he used to carry out his act of hate. I’m angry that so many people died for no reason. However, I think more than anything I’m angry about our response in the wake of tragedy.
So for now I turn to my blog, a space that I hope I can open a dialogue by sharing my thoughts, hoping that from this you hear my anger as more than just anger. I wish I could say that people around the country were coming together and mourning for the victims and the family and friends that were left behind. Continue reading