18 Reactions To The San Bernardino Shooting That Will Change Your Views On Gun Control

By now, you’re probably all aware of the San Bernardino shooting that happened at a holiday party at the Inland Regional Center, a center for people with developmental disabilities. The tragedy was yet another mass shooting in the United States that made us, once again, discuss the lack of gun control laws in this country – and many people were outgraged. This tragedy seemed to tip a lot of people over the edge on this very serious gun control issue 14 people were killed and 17 were wounded when gunmen opened fire yesterday. Citing the staggering number of mass shootings in the US this year alone, celebrities, politicians, and laymen simultaneously called for change on Twitter.

Gun control has been and will continue to be a hot-button issue in the United States. There have been more mass shootings than there have been days in the US, people are dying every day, yet the country still holds fast to its Second Amendment rights. While both sides have their arguments, how long will it be before America says, “Enough is enough”? Only time will tell.

You may not have a strong opinion on gun control, but here these reactions will make you feel differently:

1. @igorvolsky revealing how much these politicians with “thoughts and prayers for victims” received from the NRA


2. This bold headline for the Daily News:


3. This tweet about the racist reactions to mass shooting:


4. A quote from Chief Justice Warren Burger


5. Neil deGrasse Tyson saying it like it is:


6. The number of mass shootings in the last year:


7. Max Silvestri’s reminder about Gabrielle Giffords’ shooting


8. When Senator Chris Murphy criticized rhetoric


9. This picture from the IRC yesterday (where the shooting took place)


10. Hillary clinton called for action


11. Frightening statistics


12. When this observation was made


13. Comedian Anthony Jeselnik made a good point


14. There are lots of comments on the “thoughts and prayers” response


15. Many people are retweeting this tweet from June 2015:


16. This tweet is onto something about the history of guns in America:


17. Lady Gaga called out the media


18. On bipartisanship:

What were your thoughts after learning about the San Bernardino shooting? Do you have an opinion on gun control? Let me know in the comments below.

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