Is once again covered with all manner of bluster about guns, gun rights, terrorism and mental health.
But shouting isn’t going to help. But there are some facts that people just don’t seem to recognize:
1. Terrorists of all sorts genuinely believe they’re carrying out God’s will. This includes all manner of white Christians that the media refuses to acknowledge are terrorists. Call them what they are. They’re not “patriots,” by any means.
2. 2/3 of all the people who will die of gunshot wounds this year... pulled the trigger themselves. If we really gave a shit about mental health we’d put more effort into treating the depression and PTSD that leads to so many suicides.
Maybe if we acknowledge these things we can work to find solutions. Just my $.02