13 dead at Columbine. 26 dead at Sandy Hook. 17 dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas.

What those figures about the most infamous school shootings over the past two decades fail to capture, write John Woodrow Cox and Steven Rich in the Washington Post, “is the collateral damage of this uniquely American crisis. Beginning with Columbine in 1999, more than 187,000 students attending at least 193 primary or secondary schools have experienced a shooting on campus during school hours”

Today, March 24th, 2018, people will be marching in Washington D.C. and in hundreds of other locations around the United States and the world, to protest gun violence and advocate for gun control.  March for Our Lives website

Author: New York Theater

Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

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