Our bishops and some clergy are going to be wearing the color orange today to express support for "common sense gun laws". I feel about this the same way I feel about NFL players wearing pink in hopes that a fashion choice will somehow cure breast cancer.
I have different associations with the color orange and plan on keeping it that way. Orange and black are the colors of one of my happier alma maters, my Scottish grandfather would wear orange on July 12th to celebrate Orangemen's Day, it is the color that represents new beginnings in the Shawnee tradition, as featured in one of the tribal flags:
Oh, look. From the city in the United States with the most strident gun control laws:
Memorial Day weekend shootings leave 4 dead, at least 49 wounded
As an inmate at the Brooklyn House of Detention once said to me, "Laws ain't a problem, man. They break easy."