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A column by Abby Zimet
A column by Abby Zimet

Because Citizens Were Armed

In an unholy juxtaposition, Highland Park, IL marked "America's day (with) what has become a sickeningly American story" when a disturbed white kid with an AR-15 - shocker - exercised his 2nd Amendment rights by opening fire on a July 4 parade, killing seven innocents and wounding over two dozen. As panicked people ran for their lives past a Klezmer band cheerily playing on, the ghouls who created this dystopia trumpeted their success. The NRA: “We are a country because of brave souls with guns (who) fought for liberty and freedom.” Shannon Watts: "This isn’t freedom; it’s terrorism.”

Abby Zimet · Jul 4, 2022

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