Those of us who grew up in the Viet Nam era of the 60’s and 70’s certainly remember the chant “Hey, Hey, LBJ…How many kids did you kill today?!”
It was heard throughout the country. A cry against a war that should never have been. A war that divided the country and took the lives of so many of our friends and families.
Well, yesterday this idea just hit me after hearing about the 162nd mass shooting in our country. And unfortunately by the time this is published, that number will most likely be higher.
So I have a new chant we can start using, and it goes like this: “Hey, hey, NRA…how many of your guns killed kids today!? How many people did guns kill today?”
What do think? Could it catch on?
Would anyone even care?
Or have we become so complacent that the news of a mass shooting just doesn’t affect us anymore?
That is…unless it’s in your state or your hometown. Unless it affects people you know.
Have we gotten so used to these senseless tragedies…these senseless murders…that we’ve forgotten it’s not just another news story?
It’s a tragedy that happened to people just like you and me. And as the saying goes, “there but for the grace of God go I.”
It could be you or your loved ones next.
WHEN are we going to DO something about this epidemic that’s sweeping our nation?
Your kids could have been at that Sweet Sixteen party in Alabama where 4 young people were killed and 32 injured. Or attending that private school in Louisville. Or your loved ones could have been working at that bank in Louisville.
Then you’d cry out for change. After it’s too late.
Hey, hey, NRA…how many of your guns killed kids yesterday? How many more will they kill today?
Those of us who grew up in the Viet Nam era of the 60’s and 70’s remember the chant “Hey, hey,