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Mass Shootings Don’t Have to Be Inevitable – New York Times
New developments in the Sutherland Springs Texas church shooting – mySanAntonio.com
The Problem With Calling A Mass Shooting The Worst In US History – Bustle
Why are US mass shootings getting more deadly? – BBC News
Why AR-15 style rifles are common among mass shootings – USA TODAY
AR-15 style rifles are common among mass shootings – WBIR-TV
Another tragedy – The Register-Guard
Mass shootings in America: 4 essential reads – WTOP
News Analysis: US mass shootings: A crisis among America’s white males? – Xinhua
Texas authorities: We won’t mention shooter’s name again – Washington Post
In Texas And Beyond, Mass Shootings Have Roots In Domestic Violence – NPR
Are people becoming desensitized to mass shootings? – WACH.com
Orlando shooting investigation – Google News: Mass Shootings Are Part Of The Bargain – Hartford Courant
Mass Public Shootings Are Getting Deadlier, Experts Say – NBCNews.com
Mass Shootings, Climate, Discrimination: Why Government’s Fear of Data Threatens Us All – WIRED
Seth Meyers and Stephen Colbert have different, equally angry advice after yet another mass shooting – AV Club
Far right concocts fake news about Texas church shooter – Salon
Stephen Paddock – Google News: Can We Find A Motive Inside Stephen Paddock’s Brain? – KNPR
Texas authorities: We won’t mention shooter’s name again – Boston Herald
What Explains US Mass Shootings? International Comparisons Suggest an Answer – New York Times
Omar Mateen – Google News: How assault rifles have played a prominent role in US mass shootings – ABC News
Texas police stop naming killer in aftermath of shootings, hoping to discourage copycats – CBC.ca
In Texas And Beyond, Mass Shootings Have Roots In Domestic Violence – NPR
Texas authorities: We won’t mention shooter’s name again – WAVY-TV
Rick Scott urges prayer, not action, to combat mass shootings – Tampabay.com

 

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Mass Shootings Don’t Have to Be Inevitable – New York Times


New York Times
Mass Shootings Don’t Have to Be Inevitable
New York Times
There is an agonizing predictability to the mass shootings that regularly horrify the nation. The latest, in which 26 churchgoers were shot to death at Sunday worship in Texas, offered all the most cruel and terrifying characteristics. It was carried 

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New developments in the Sutherland Springs Texas church shooting – mySanAntonio.com


mySanAntonio.com
New developments in the Sutherland Springs Texas church shooting
mySanAntonio.com
The gunman Devin Patrick Kelley who killed at least 26 people in a church south of San Antonio Sunday died from what authorities believe is a self-inflicted gunshot wound after he crashed his car. He had been chased by armed bystanders. Read more: …

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The Problem With Calling A Mass Shooting The Worst In US History – Bustle


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The Problem With Calling A Mass Shooting The Worst In US History
Bustle
The news that 26 people had been killed in a Sutherland Springs, Texas, church on Sunday brought a new slew of headlines proclaiming, yet again, that the nation had witnessed “one of the worst shootings” in its history. To be sure, the recent shootings 
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Why are US mass shootings getting more deadly? – BBC News


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Why are US mass shootings getting more deadly?
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Most of the people who carry out mass shootings plan the attacks carefully, according to Homicide Studies. “They’re doing their homework,” Corzine explained. Preparing the groundwork, he said, means the shooters kill more. The gunman who opened fire at …
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Why AR-15 style rifles are common among mass shootings – USA TODAY


USA TODAY
Why AR-15 style rifles are common among mass shootings
USA TODAY
AR-15 style rifles have become the weapon of choice in recent mass shootings, including the Texas church shooting Sunday, the Orlando nightclub last year and Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012. The manufacture of rifles more than doubled in the past …
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AR-15 style rifles are common among mass shootings – WBIR-TV


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AR-15 style rifles are common among mass shootings
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AR-15 style rifles have become the weapon of choice in recent mass shootings, including the Texas church shooting Sunday, the Orlando nightclub last year and Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012. The manufacture of rifles more than doubled in the last …

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Another tragedy – The Register-Guard

Another tragedy
The Register-Guard 
… wants to join but which continues to grow.

These mass shootings, however, are only the tip of an iceberg . … The CDC is allowed to collect some statistics: It knows, for example, that gun deaths have been rising the past couple of years, after a period of relative stability, although it doesn 

Mass shootings in America: 4 essential reads – WTOP

Mass shootings in America: 4 essential reads
WTOP
For injury prevention, it is far more effective and long-lasting to change the environment by changing modifiable policies and norms than to try to change the way children behave. A mass shooting often brings out partisan politics. Those who want to

News Analysis: US mass shootings: A crisis among America’s white males? – Xinhua

News Analysis: US mass shootings: A crisis among America’s white males?
Xinhua
The shooter, identified as Devin Patrick Kelley, fits the profile of most mass shooters in the United States — white, male and troubled. “There is a crisis of white males in the United States,” Brookings Institution senior fellow Darrell West told 

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Texas authorities: We won’t mention shooter’s name again – Washington Post


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Texas authorities: We won’t mention shooter’s name again
Washington Post
The shooter’s name went unspoken at a news conference on the killings at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, and authorities there said they intend to keep refraining from saying it. We do not want to glorify him and what he has done, Texas

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In Texas And Beyond, Mass Shootings Have Roots In Domestic Violence – NPR


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In Texas And Beyond, Mass Shootings Have Roots In Domestic Violence
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Individuals whose violence generally extends beyond the family would be an indicator of greater danger,” Webster says. But even though mass shootings have become more common over time, it’s hard to pull together a specific profile that fits everyshooter.

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Are people becoming desensitized to mass shootings? – WACH.com


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Are people becoming desensitized to mass shootings?
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Ashford said topics like mass shootings could be difficult for parents and their children. “As far as like older kids, kids that are little more mindful about what’s going on we need to have that tough conversation, Ashford said. And just allow them 

Orlando shooting investigation – Google News: Mass Shootings Are Part Of The Bargain – Hartford Courant


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Mass Shootings Are Part Of The Bargain
Hartford Courant
Two officials one a U.S. official and one in law enforcement who were briefed on the investigation identified the shooter as Devin Kelley, 26, who lived in a San Antonio suburb and doesn’t appear to be linked to organized terrorist groups. (Nov 

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 Orlando shooting investigation – Google News

Mass Public Shootings Are Getting Deadlier, Experts Say – NBCNews.com


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Mass Public Shootings Are Getting Deadlier, Experts Say
NBCNews.com
The United States also has more mass public shootings than any other country anywhere in the world, according to Adam Lankford, a criminology professor at the University of Alabama criminology professor Adam Lankford, who wrote a recent study on mass shooters and firearms spanning 171 countries …
Mass Shooters & Domestic Violence Are Too Often Linked & It’s Time To Talk About ItBustle

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Mass Shootings, Climate, Discrimination: Why Government’s Fear of Data Threatens Us All – WIRED


WIRED
Mass Shootings, Climate, Discrimination: Why Government’s Fear of Data Threatens Us All
WIRED
It comes up with every mass shooting and more rarely when people talk about the epidemic of suicides and accidental gun deaths in the United States. But that data void is growing like the ozone hole in the 1980s, an encroaching Big Nothing. Washington …

Seth Meyers and Stephen Colbert have different, equally angry advice after yet another mass shooting – AV Club


AV Club
Seth Meyers and Stephen Colbert have different, equally angry advice after yet another mass shooting
AV Club
Noting that, in addition to monsters like this most recent mass shooter, there are some truly evil people out there who want you to feel powerless just for a buck, Colbert pleaded with everyone to fight the hopelessness engendered by gun 

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Far right concocts fake news about Texas church shooter – Salon


Salon
Far right concocts fake news about Texas church shooter
Salon
While the predicted revolution never happened, a number of right-wing internet users have fabricated evidence to make it seem as though the mass shooting that took place in a Texas small-town church the following day was somehow related to their 

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Stephen Paddock – Google News: Can We Find A Motive Inside Stephen Paddock’s Brain? – KNPR


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Can We Find A Motive Inside Stephen Paddock’s Brain?
KNPR
After he murdered 58 people on the Las Vegas Strip and injured hundreds more, Stephen Paddock shot himself. Police, so far, have said they can find no evidence of a reason for the shooting. Now Paddock’s brain is in the hands of a Stanford University … 
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Texas authorities: We won’t mention shooter’s name again – Boston Herald


Boston Herald
Texas authorities: We won’t mention shooter’s name again
Boston Herald
Zeynep Tufekci, a professor at the University of North Carolina who studies the social effects of technology, said evidence shows that future mass shooters were carefully watching coverage of the most recent attacks. She has repeatedly urged both

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What Explains US Mass Shootings? International Comparisons Suggest an Answer – New York Times


New York Times
What Explains US Mass Shootings? International Comparisons Suggest an Answer
New York Times
If mental health made the difference, then data would show that Americans have more mental health problems than do people in other countries with fewer mass shootings. But the mental health care spending rate in the United States, the number of mental … 
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Mass Shootings in America Are Spreading Like a DiseaseThe Atlantic
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Omar Mateen – Google News: How assault rifles have played a prominent role in US mass shootings – ABC News


Newsweek
How assault rifles have played a prominent role in US mass shootings
ABC News
The AR-15 was likened to “weapons of war” by then-President Obama in the wake of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida, where 29-year-old Omar Mateen slaughtered 49 people and wounded 53 others in June 2016. And it’s the same rifle that …
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Texas police stop naming killer in aftermath of shootings, hoping to discourage copycats – CBC.ca


CBC.ca
Texas police stop naming killer in aftermath of shootings, hoping to discourage copycats
CBC.ca 
The shooter’s name went unspoken at a news conference on the killings at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, and authorities there said they intend to keep refraining from saying it. “We do not want to glorify him and what he has done,” Texas
 
Zeynep Tufekci, a professor at the University of North Carolina who studies the social effects of technology, said evidence shows that future mass shooters were carefully watching coverage of the most recent attacks. She has repeatedly urged both

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In Texas And Beyond, Mass Shootings Have Roots In Domestic Violence – NPR


NPR
In Texas And Beyond, Mass Shootings Have Roots In Domestic Violence
NPR
In the wake of the massacre at a small-town Texas church on Sunday, many people are asking why. A large portion of themass shootings in the U.S. in recent years have roots in domestic violence against partners and family members. Depending on how you … 
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Texas authorities: We won’t mention shooter’s name again – WAVY-TV


WAVY-TV
Texas authorities: We won’t mention shooter’s name again
WAVY-TV
Zeynep Tufekci, a professor at the University of North Carolina who studies the social effects of technology, said evidence shows that future mass shooters were carefully watching coverage of the most recent attacks. She has repeatedly urged both

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Rick Scott urges prayer, not action, to combat mass shootings – Tampabay.com

Rick Scott urges prayer, not action, to combat mass shootings
Tampabay.com
“The only variable that can explain the high rate of mass shootings in America is its astronomical number of guns,” writes Max Fisher and Josh Keller. “More gun ownership corresponds with more gun murders across virtually every axis: among developed …

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