Activism comes in many forms, and many of them require engaging with lawmakers. Lobbying, for example, means you have to end up face to face with the decision-makers or, at the very least, their staff. Sometimes it’s useful to protest outside of a legislator’s office, too.
However, there has to be a balance. The idea is to sway the lawmaker, not to bludgeon them.
That’s something the folks at March For Our Lives haven’t gotten the memo on just yet.