Normally I let a few social issue memes filter into our monthly feast of bits and clips, but this month I didn’t want to weigh down perfectly beautiful paintings and poems by others because of this mess that is America right now.
In case you are new here, I am pro-choice and in favor of gun control. I don’t bring it up all that often, so no worries–there is no need to run– but every once in a while things need to be said, or this space isn’t the real place we need it to be.
If you are curious why I am pro choice, you can read this blog post here where I explain my stance clearly.
I live near Sandy Hook. You can read my experience with that 10 years ago here. That this is still happening is unconscionable. How can we let it continue?
Regarding gun control, here is Heather Cox Richardson examining what and why on May 24, 2022, and then on May 25, 2022. Worth a read.
Read this to see how other countries prevent gun massacres. Read this too about what happens when the minority rule.
Also watch this poem by poet laureate Amanda Gorman about 8 Reasons to Stand Up Against Abortion Bans.
Ponder what is here and below, and please do what you can to stop this insanity.
Well said, except the part about my penis….😎
Agree with everything said here. Thank you for collecting it all.
Thank you, Polly, for bringing clarity to the stressful events we’re experiencing. Your insights are thought-provoking and inspirational. I’m very thankful for your blog.
Thank you, Polly. Well said!
Thank you Polly, for saying what needs to be said. xxx