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