Well, this should came as no surprise. The changing of the calendar had no effect on America’s bloody lifestyle. Five days into the New Year and we have 10 mass shootings in the country.
I can’t seem to copy the chart from gun violence archive website. Click on the link to see the up to date number. We had 702 mass shootings last year averaging just short of 2 per day.
Remember that Iowa passed a constitutional amendment in the mid term elections that made guns gods in this state. Let us hope an outbreak of gun violence doesn’t follow.
The following video discusses public health aspects of gun violence (4:30).
At the end of the video the telephone number for suicide prevention NOW is 988. Jot that down if you don’t have it memorized – 988!