Arkansas Gun Control Activists Feel Unheard In School Safety Debate
By Tom Knighton
In Arkansas, the state is doing what most other states are doing right about now. It’s trying to figure out how to keep itself from having a horrible tragedy like Parkland or Santa Fe, TX.
I can’t blame it. Contrary to what some people claim, no one wants to see dead kids. We all want our children to be safe and sound while they’re at school, and while school shootings aren’t even close to the top of things most likely to claim a child’s life, it’s still something we’re all concerned about.
But in Arkansas, there’s one group that feels like they’re being excluded from the debate, and it’s not the pro-gun crowd.
Gun control advocates say they’re voices are going unheard in the statewide discussion about ways to improve school safety.
Nearly two dozen members of the group Moms Demand Action, which advocates for more gun laws, attended a three-hour legislative committee meeting in Little Rock on Monday only to be told they would not be allowed to comment.
“I was very upset, but not terribly shocked,” said Eve Jorgensen, head of the Arkansas chapter of Moms Demand Action.
Jorgensen said members of her group attended the meeting on Monday to give …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms