March For Our Lives exhibit sends Congress a poignant message about gun violence

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The March For Our Lives activists have a message so big, you can’t miss it. And neither can Congress, we hope.

On March 26, the activists installed a gun violence art exhibit called “One Week in America” on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol. 

In a Twitter thread, Matt Deitsch, the organization’s co-founder and chief strategist, explains the thinking behind each component of the installation. A sign reading “Your Complacency Kills Us” is directed to Congress, he explains, and in the exhibit’s center, a “jarring” statue depicting a student at a desk represents “a day in the life of an American student — painfully vulnerable to both trauma and violence.” Read more…

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