Newtown: Five Years Later

Five years ago today, a gunman went into Sandy Hook elementary school and opened fire.

I covered it on this blog, as the day unfolded.

And I visited Newtown two weeks after the event — the town was still reeling.

Policemen and firemen forming a line, as they pass the toys into the sub-basement of town hall.

On the doors to the town hall, a sign indicating that a counselling session was in progress.

Everywhere were flowers and memorials, covered by tarps to protect from the rain.

In the five years since the Sandy Hook shooting, Congress has enacted strong legislation to prevent the use of AK-47’s and other assault weapons designed to maximize the body count and….

No. Just kidding. No gun laws have been passed.

What do you think?