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Guest Commentary: Is Picketing the National Rifle Association Futile? No!

I was back on the picket lines at the NRA headquarters on Aug. 14. Ever the pragmatist I have to confess to some slow-growing doubts about the utility of this monthly picketing — does it change anything, move the needle at all, this standing there with a sign when in the last few weeks we’ve experienced the unabated horrors of mass shootings in Gilroy, California, El Paso, Texas, Dayton, Ohio, El Paso, Texas?