John Lennon was assassinated 29 years ago today.
Imagine if we didn't live in a society where handgun violence was so accepted and where even mentally ill people have no trouble getting guns.
The (CDC) estimated 52,447 deliberate and 23,237 accidental non-fatal gunshot injuries in the United States during 2000. Compare that with a total of just over 58,000 casualties for the entire Vietnam war. It's a war every year on US streets.
It's nice to imagine. Nothing happens, nothing ever gets achieved or created until one person says "hey...Imagine if we could...."