Why Didn’t Anything Change After Sandy Hook?

“President Barack Obama said Newtown changed everything.

But it didn’t change Washington.

Two days after 20 first-graders were gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School in what Obama has said was the worst day of his presidency, he took the podium at the memorial service with a simple message: Americans’ approach to guns was wrong, and it had to change. Too many children had died, and he wouldn’t let more follow them.”*

Why has Washington been so slow to enact any kind of meaningful change in gun regulation? We’ve gotten the excuse that tragic events don’t lead to legislation right away, but historically, that hasn’t been the case. So, what’s the issue? Cank Uygur breaks it down.

Read more from Politico: Oh guns, has Washington waited too long?

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