Mass Shootings

The true causes society is unwilling to face.

Do you remember the first time you heard about a mass shooting? A deranged murderer went to a crowded place, began pulling the trigger, and rapidly killed and wounded a number of people. It was a breathtaking shock to even hear of such a demonic event. Now we are used to it.

The names of these places become burned into our memories: Columbine, Virginia Tech, Stoneman Douglas High, Sandy Hook, Uvalde. The list keeps growing. According to the Mass Shooting Tracker, the horrifying Uvalde shooting was the 252nd time this year that someone in the United States wounded or killed four or more people in one outburst. At the current trajectory, we are headed for a total of 670 such shootings this year, nearly double what the mass shooting rate was a decade ago.

Read more at “The Motives for Mass Shootings”

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