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“Thoughts and Prayers” is just like praying on the street corner

"If white kids got killed and they did nothing, I don't have much hope they will do anything else after anyone gets shot.." My friend said that yesterday after we heard about the shooting in Texas. And I hate how Every time there is a mass shooting, I always have a faint hope. "Is this gonna be enough this time? Will people finally demand some sensible gun reform? Will we be able to shake our representatives from the pocket of wealthy gun lobbyists and the NRA?” Big shock: no. Bigger shock: they’ll all tweet “thought and prayers” when they should be passing reform immediately to save lives. Along with a bunch of people you know, probably.  "Thoughts and prayers" is as…