Don't Forget Newtown's Kids
washingtonpost.com — In 1996, after a mass shooting left 35 dead, Australia’s conservative and proudly conventional prime minister, John Howard, presided over a National Firearms Agreement that fundamentally altered his country’s relationship to such weapons. And it’s working. The lesson of Australia is that Obama will lose only if he fails to grasp this once-in-a-lifetime chance to put a permanent end to our debilitating passivity in the face of gun violence. Neither he nor we can allow our attention to waver until the task is completed.