Opinion: Don’t send your thoughts and prayers


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A man shows a pistol and bag of drugs in the parking lot above Cosmos.

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Last night, over 500 people found out that a man hiding in a hotel room above a country music show did have a loaded gun, did pull the trigger and did kill 59 people.

After this tragedy, politicians send their thoughts and prayers. But they shouldn’t, nor should we play the same broken record. That template of grief won’t take away the gun that has been put to the head of the American people by groups like the NRA and their political cronies. Politicians who only send their thoughts and prayers have allowed innocent blood to drip into the supposed “land of the free.”

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