"These events are now so familiar that we basically automatically know how each side will play out," Oliver said of the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. "'Thoughts and prayers,' 'fuck your thoughts and prayers,' 'it's a mental health problem,' 'yeah, but it's also a gun problem' and then someone says, 'Now is not the time to talk about gun control' and everyone moves on until it inevitably happens again."
Oliver cited the survivors — students — who have been speaking out about this.
"When the 'Now is not the time' argument came out, the kids from that school said, 'You know what? Yes, it fucking is,'" he said.
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This article originally appeared in THR.com.