I think part of the mess we are in is because victims' families use all their energy on trying to survive without their loved one, not seeking justice or lobbying. That is a lot...(more)6-14-2016 3:09pm
of work. An acquaintance's father was shot by a sniper in his home (he was a federal judge and it was related to a case) and she is just now starting to participate in gun control activism, 10 years later - prior to that it was about her dad's recovery, moving house, federal prosecution, therapy for her family, etc. etc. etc. No bandwidth for activism.