“It looks callous, it looks like we don’t care, but we really do. The problem is what we want to be heard on is that it’s not about the gun. It’s not about the weapon. There are mental health issues that are going on here that are not being addressed,” said Mary Callison, with 1 Million Moms Against Gun Control.
Callison said “I bawled my eyes out” for the victims of the Parkland shooting, but said she believes the kids taking part in Wednesday’s walkouts were being “used as pawns in the anti-gun game.”