Thursday, August 06, 2015
America, America - A Country Awash in Guns
Sorrowing Lies My Land
Headlines about gun violence -- deaths and injuries from gunshots -- have become regular features. Inescapable.
- NEWSER) – It's the worst kind of synchronicity: A websitethat tracks mass shootings in the US had logged 203 through Wednesday. It hasn't caught up with last night's rampage in a Louisiana theater, but when it does, that will be No. 204—and yesterday was the 204th day of the year, notes the Washington Post. The Mass Shooting Tracker is a crowd-sourced tool from an anti-gun forum at Reddit calledGuns Are Cool, and it defines "mass shooting" as incident in which at least four people were shot. Not all of the incidents resulted in deaths.
DC's Summer of Gun Violence
NRA: "Guns don't kill people, People Do".