Why the Uvalde Shootings Could Finally Force Congress to Do Something About Guns

From a story on axios.com by Alayna Treene headlined “Why this time could be different”:

Nihilism about the Senate’s ability to do anything after yet another horrific mass shooting — this one taking the lives of 19 children and two teachers in Uvalde, Texas — permeated social media and the halls of Congress on Wednesday.

The big picture: Most lawmakers, even Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), remain highly skeptical that this time will be the time lawmakers strike a compromise. But there are at least five reasons to believe the dam may finally be ready to break.