Flags at half-mast outside Union Station in Washington, D.C., The lack of progress on gun reform is in contrast to the #MeToo and Black Lives Matter movements, both of which have resulted in policy changes and shifts in corporate norms. (Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM)

An elementary school mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, that killed 19 students and two teachers has prompted an outpouring of grief in the in-house community, with some attorneys taking to social media to express anxiety and frustration.

But unlike with previous, high-profile shootings—which prompted major corporations across the country to cut ties with gun rights groups like the National Rifle Association, stop offering their services to manufacturers of certain guns, and urge lawmakers to pass gun control legislation—the companies that employ these lawyers have largely been silent this time.

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