In the wake of the Newtown, Conn. shooting that claimed the lives of nearly 30 people, cries for better gun control in America cropped up almost immediately.
A few hours after the shooting, the New York City Mayor’s Office joined those calling for a discussion of gun laws.
We heard after Columbine that it was too soon to talk about gun laws. We heard it after VTech, Tucson & Aurora. Now we are hearing it again.
— NYC Mayor’s Office (@NYCMayorsOffice) December 14, 2012
While it is surely not the last tweet to be sent on the topic, it falls in line with a statement made by President Barack Obama that America needs to take meaningful action when it comes to guns.