Cydney Hargis is a Guns and Public Safety Researcher at Media Matters. She has a B.A. in Journalism with a minor in Political Science from The George Washington University, and previously interned at Coalition To Stop Gun Violence.
If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.