(Content Warning: Racism, Violence)
This past weekend, in Buffalo, New York, the nation experienced an unbelievably horrific tragedy, blatantly racist murders, and an act of grotesque domestic terrorism — perpetrated by a confessed white supremacist. Again.
MFS is an antiracist organization that stands in solidarity with the African American community, other communities of color, and against all forms of hate, violence, and radicalized ideologies.
The Buffalo shooting was one of four this weekend in the U.S. A grocery store, a park, a church and a flea market were among the locations where gunfire erupted across eight U.S. cities, leaving at least 65 people of various backgrounds and ages shot, 17 fatally.
Our hearts are with the families, friends, and communities of all those who were killed, wounded, and targeted — nationwide.
Here’s a link to the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence for additional information on sensible firearms reforms.
Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America was created to demand action from legislators, state and federal; companies; and educational institutions to establish common-sense gun reforms.
Finally, How to Reduce Shootings a column by Nicholas Kristoff – The New York Times – a compendium of data which creates a compelling case for reform.