David Scharfenberg

David Scharfenberg

David Scharfenberg is an editorial writer and staff writer for the Boston Globe's Ideas section. He previously worked as a reporter in the Globe's State House bureau. A graduate of Brown University, he has written for The New York Times and The Providence Journal, and was a radio reporter at WBUR in Boston.

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Las Vegas shooting Views
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Hand Over Your Weapons
In the aftermath of the Texas church shooting last week, Democratic lawmakers did what they always do: They skewered their Republican colleagues for offering only “thoughts and prayers,” and demanded swift action on gun control. “The time is now,” said Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy, “for...
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