The Covenant School

COMMENTARY

Red herrings in school shooting case

BY: - June 1, 2023

Talk of the so-called Covenant School “manifesto” is a red herring: a distraction floated by Tennessee conservative lawmakers as an excuse for their failure to take any meaningful action on gun reform. A red herring is either a “dried, smoked fish,” per the Oxford dictionary or “an unimportant fact, idea, event, etc. that takes people’s […]