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#EnoughisEnough

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I haven't written anything in almost six months.  After I wrote about the tragic shooting that rocked Las Vegas on October 1, 2017, I truly hoped we as Americans could have a honest discussion about common sense gun reform.  As well all know, that didn't happen.  Instead, the country screamed conspiracy theories, how this must be an act of Islamic terrorism, and how casino security should be increased to prevent this sort of thing from happening. 59 people died, nearly 600 more were treated for injuries serious enough for emergency treatment, and thousands more sought treatment elsewhere, or patched themselves up with first aid.  I don't know that we will ever really know how many people were injured.  Needless to say, it was hundreds, if not thousands.

The fact that nothing happened, and our own Nevada Senator Dean Heller voted against common sense gun restrictions just days after the shooting was so unbelievable.  I was saddened by the realization that all of those peopl…