Following the Parkland massacre, I began organizing a protest at a gun show in my home town. The gun show has been going on at the county fairgrounds for years. While federally licensed vendors are required to do background checks, private sellers are not. Because of a state preemption law which prevents counties and cities from regulating gun ownership or commerce in guns (and which creates civil penalties for any county or city that tries to), my county has been unable to do anything to stop it.
Continue reading Ain’t No Snowflakes Here (Part 1 of the Snowflake Chronicles)