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General News    H4'ed 11/26/18

The Latest San Bernardino Shooting Reveals A Far More Common Form Of Terror

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Extremist attacks don't pose a daily threat to American women. But their partners do. When news of an active shooter inside an elementary school broke on Monday morning, it triggered panic and alarm.But as the details of the shooting emerged, it became clear that what took place inside that classroom was driven by domestic violence, not ideology. The story police told was as American as apple pie: A rage-filled man taking his wife’s life.The incident, however sad, would not inspire President Donald Trump to address the nation. It would not create pressure for politicians to act. It would not even start a conversation about the role of domestic abuse as a major driver of gun violence in the U.S. As HuffPost’s Michael Calderone documented, the story was already receding from the headlines by Tuesday morning. The country had moved on.

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