The past few days has witnessed the worst Anti-Semitic attack and the largest political assassination attempts in U.S. history.
While hatred and violence are not new to America, it was generally relegated to the dark underbelly of society.
Today is different. Because of the heated political rhetoric from the highest office in the land and his enablers, coupled with the battlefield firepower now available to everyone – these tragedies have become inevitable.
Here in Ohio, I serve in a legislature which consistently passes legislation expanding the use of deadly firearms, ignores Gov. Kasich’s common sense gun safety proposals and refuses to even allow a hearing of my resolution condemning Neo-Nazis and White Supremacists.
In a Democracy the people are ultimately responsible for the direction of their state and nation. We need to take America back!