Letters to the Editor

Vote lawmakers out who accept NRA dough

I am sick of seeing our flag at half-staff and hearing people say they are praying for murdered students. Too late for either. Parents are grieving and students are dead.

Someone in our government tweeted that they appreciate it happened as it gives them a reprieve in the news. That is deplorable. I feel unbearable with grief for students, parents and teachers. I want to scream to make it go away.

I read Sen. John McCain received almost $8 million from the National Rifle Association, Sen. Marco Rubio almost $4 million and President Donald Trump $30 million. Blood is on their hands. Deplorable.

As I write this, I am watching students in Tallahassee berate all politicians who take money from the NRA. I believe these kids will win.

Hopefully, those who take money from the NRA will be voted out with the a new generation of voters leading the charge.

Let your conscience be your guide.

Ask yourself: How many more need to die? And vote in November.

Janet Wagner

Cedar Rapids


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