The Bullets In His Gun

The Bullets In His Gun

 

Along with the crowds turning up worldwide in love and support after Orlando, social media has been a potent voice of protest. Adhering to the tenet to follow the money, some have named legislators bought by the NRA. Others have taken a broader view: The hashtag #IAmOmarMateen, born of a striking series of photos posted to Facebook, has called to accountability those craven right-wing figures who in their speech and actions fed the hateful flames. "You weren't the gunman, but you're the culture that built him," says one commenter. "You're the bullets in his gun."

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