Mall Shooting Texas

A woman signs a cross as a child looks on at a makeshift memorial by the mall where several people were killed in Saturday's mass shooting, Monday, May 8, 2023, in Allen, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

I suggest each time your newspaper reports on a mass shooting it include a dedicated box placed prominently within the coverage of the incident that lists the names of the congressional representatives from that state, along with the amount of campaign contributions they have received from the National Rifle Association and other organizations that influence their positions on gun control policies.

By including this data, readers will see the relationship between campaign financing and the actions taken by their elected officials. This transparency can encourage readers to consider the various factors influencing political decisions on gun control legislation.


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