Here we are again. Another mass shooting. Another group of devastated families. Another round of funerals.
A continued sense of helplessness, senselessness, frustration.
Although a shooting like the one at Washington’s Navy Yard is shocking, we can’t say it’s surprising. We also know it’s only a question of when and where the next shooting will occur. Perhaps another school. Maybe another shopping mall or another movie theater. Or another military base.
But we know it will happen again.
This week, John Rosenthal, founder and chairman of Stop Handgun Violence, was despairing about the number of Americans who have died from guns since he erected his giant billboard along the Mass Pike back in 1995. Take a guess.
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