YES! – Due to the toxic mix of economic desperation & easy access to guns.
90% (45 votes)
NO! – The tragic shootings are all isolated incidents.
10% (5 votes)
Total votes: 50

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padlake 2 years 8 weeks ago

Bowling for Columbine was right - it's about the guns and the culture in the U.S.

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ariess63 2 years 8 weeks ago

Also the continuous cutting back of funding for mental health services.

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HalFonts 2 years 8 weeks ago

Please don't put limiting or interpretative qualifiers behind "YES" and "NO" without adding "NONE OF THE ABOVE" There's not much about basic "YES" and "NO" that most of us don't understand. Qualifiers create gaps in the YES/NO universe.

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jazzyjoy 2 years 8 weeks ago

With our defense budget we are the prime war nation. What do we expect?

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tonirochelle 2 years 8 weeks ago

This a.m. I wrote a comment on my Facebook stating this same comment, though different wording. Very sad that our culture seems to be changing.

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