On Tuesday 19 children and two teachers at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas were killed by a gunman, joining the far-too-long list of victims of gun violence in the United States.
Democratic Representative Eric Swalwell of California shared a conversation he exchanged with his young son after news of the shooting spread.
“My little boy just asked ‘did the bad guy from the grocery store come back?”
“Is he going to come to our house?’”
“*Now the MAGA-Republicans will mock my son or say I’m making this up as they did when he asked about Buffalo.”
“But these are the questions parents are fielding tonight.”
See the tweet below:
Others got similarly political questions and comments from their young children.
One person responded:
“Some of us are still trying to figure out how to tell our children because we don’t want them to go to school in fear tomorrow and we also…