The U.S. is the only country in the world in which there are more weapons in private hands than there are residents living in the country.
[T]he president has once again used mental illness as a scapegoat for this and other similar acts of extreme violence.
If the deadliest mass shooting in a high school was not enough, another tragedy won’t be the key to changing things. It will be the people.
These two shootings bring to light two outrageous problems in the United States: dangerously inadequate gun control laws and the growing strength of right-wing extremism.
No matter how cynical it may sound, the whole world and, apparently, Americans themselves, are used to such crimes, which have frankly become one of the calling cards of the United States and an integral part of American democracy.
The scale of distribution of civilian guns is beyond imagination.
For a long time, two cancers have been eating away at American society: the gun lobby and white supremacy. And Washington politicians persist in refusing treatment.
Trump behaves like a dangerous arsonist. His words reinvigorate and legitimize white supremacists. This is today’s America.