One year after Parkland, what has – and hasn’t – changed
Charlton Heston once held a rifle over his head and declared the government would only pry it from his “cold, dead hands.”
It was an iconic defense of gun rights – the nearly uninhibited ability for law-abiding Americans to defend themselves.
Things have changed. A series of mass shootings – Las Vegas, Orlando, Sutherland Springs – has stymied a gun rights movement that had co-opted the language of civil rights.