It’s a difficult day in a place and during a time when horrific events like yesterday’s tragedy in Uvalde, Texas seem only seem to be increasing in frequency. Our collective thoughts are with the families who sent children to school yesterday morning with the reasonable expectation that they would be coming home at the end of the day.
Many of our local officials have already weighed in on the unfolding events in Uvalde.
A perspective from the The Atlantic
“I wish I could tell the people of Uvalde that they will be the last mourners. But in the decade since the Newtown shooting, we’ve refused to answer the question of what it would take to actually change something.”
How do these tragedies impact parents who have already lost children in school massacres? A Sandy Hook parent speaks to the New York Times about the continued trauma.
And a perspective from a Florida radiologist after treating teenagers who were shot while attending school in Parkland, FL (also shared in The Atlantic)
An editorial from the News & Observer on the Buffalo shooting just ten days before Uvalde.