In Common Grieving

From the architect uncle of Isla Vista victim Christopher Martinez, an anguished call to a blood-soaked nation to "squarely face the heart-wrenching issue of gun violence...to start a dialogue, and begin again." Perhaps the NRA has finally met its match in the furious, unafraid and eloquent family of Martinez, who are evidently not going away quietly.

"Can we all agree that this is crazy? Can we all agree that this is achingly, heartbreakingly sad? Can we not just settle, 10 days after I lost my nephew, back into "normal"? Can we instead allow this event, finally, to invoke some deep questioning?"

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