3 Thoughts Following the Uvalde, Texas School Shooting

Ladd Everitt
5 min readMay 26, 2022

1) The connection between pro-gun advocacy and white supremacy has never been clearer.
The white supremacist character of the pro-gun movement has been on full display in Uvalde, Texas following the horrific mass shooting on May 24 in which two adults and nineteen (mostly Latino) children were murdered by a former student armed with an AR-15-style assault rifle.

Law enforcement officers refused to confront and stop the (lone) shooter until 376 of them had arrived on the scene (including Border Patrol agents and…

Ladd Everitt

Ladd Everitt is a comms pro & gun control expert who’s worked for Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, George Takei's One Pulse for America, and Million Mom March.