Once again, “thoughts and prayers” are not an acceptable response to a mass shooting

We went through the worst mass shooting in modern American history just over a month ago. Politicians offered their `thoughts and prayers’ tweets. This uniquely American cycle must stop. Americans are slain in their houses of prayer and all their elected officials will offer is prayer. We must do more.

— Josh Horwitz, Executive Director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, following the latest senseless massacre of Americans outside of San Antonio, Texas.