CNN‘s town hall “Stand Up: The Students of Stoneman Douglas Demand Action,”that will air tonight at 9 pm (Eastern); participating in this conversation will be students from Stoneman, parents, community members, Florida Representative Ted Deutch, Senators Bill Nelson & Marco Rubio, Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel, and NRA‘s national spokeswoman Dana Loesch.
It goes without saying that tonight’s town hall will be a passionate one, and there will be moments of people talking over each other. Hopefully those moments can be limited by Jake Tapper who will be hosting the event. So that we can focus on learning something.
For the past couple of days we have seen the pain of students and families who have lost loved ones and we have heard from the political pundits. It’s time to hear from lawmakers answer tough questions looking into the faces of students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and tell them why more can’t be done.
I have heard how the NRA supports sensible gun regulations, but what exactly is that?
Dana Loesch is someone I have had several conversations with (over social media) and while we may disagree on many things; our conversations are always productive. This is the platform for Dana to be productive and clarify the NRA’s message,
What does the NRA consider sensible gun regulations?
Why does the NRA not trust calls for a national registry?
Is the NRA against a ban on “assault rifles” like the AR-15, and if so why?
Will any of these questions be answered? If I am honest with myself, no.
I hope I am wrong, but I wouldn’t be surprised if we get a bunch of people talking at each other instead of talking to each other.
If there is something to be said, “It’s On Broadway” to step up and say it!!