Reprinted from Mike Malloy
It seems there has been an uptick in the number of gun deaths recently. Even more than usual. And, sadly, so many of the victims are children.
Of course the latest school shooting in Washington state, where freshman Jaylen Fryberg opened fire on two of his cousins and three other friends in the school cafeteria, has sent a fresh chill up our spines.
Yesterday we tweeted about this latest school tragedy, asking what the response was from the NRA. Of course, the pro-gun-nuts came out in force and spammed up our twitter feed with nastiness and accusations that have little to do with the issue at hand -- when will we start valuing children as much as we value guns?
The Washington school shooting grabs national attention, but there are countless other gun deaths each day. So many, in fact, that they often don't make the top of the local headlines. Here's a small sampling from recent days:
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