Another school shooting, debate on guns continues

Quinn Johnson, Staff Writer

October 30, 2015

A country that has long supported the constitutional right of citizens to keep and bear arms has a serious illness that does not seem to be going away anytime soon.

On Thursday, Oct. 1, just a few hours after 10 students at Umpqua Community College in Oregon were gunned down by 26-year-old Christopher Harper Mercer, the small town of Inglis, Florida, became the home of the 1,000th mass shooting in the U.S. since the Sandy Hook shooting almost three years ago.

Perhaps what is most shocking is the lack of media coverage given to the majority of these life-altering events.

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