June 2016, Orlando, people of various ages are dancing in Pulse nightclub when a gunman opens fire, killing 49, injuring many others. This event is called the “biggest mass shooting in modern American history.” Thoughts and prayers, we hear cries for change, which sparks some murmurs, but it’s pushed aside.
Sunday, October 1st, 2017, a gunman opens fire on a crowd of 22,000 music festival goers. 59 people die, 500 or so are injured. This event is called the “biggest mass …show more content…
You can’t hear the name Kathy Griffin without thinking of her political affiliations. I mean, who can forget the photoshoot that “ruined her career?” It’s not that easy to log into twitter without seeing some celebrity talking about climate change or gun violence. How many times do we have to tell them to stick to Hollywood and leave politics to someone who actually knows what they are talking about? How dare they use their platforms to try to make a difference?
I consider myself a liberal, meaning I want to help change the world and make it a better place for all who may enter. I want equal rights for every race, gender, religion, and sexuality. It needs to be impossible to see “worst mass shooting in modern American history” flash across the local news station. Nobody should have to send their kids to school or church, worried that they may never come home, that’s something everyone can agree on. I’m hopeful that the “liberal” and “conservative” labels will disappear, and we can all come together to work out society’s