45 million guns later, a U.S. shooting spree | Will Bunch Newsletter

45 million guns later, a U.S. shooting spree | Will Bunch Newsletter

A body is taken from the scene where multiple people were shot at a FedEx Ground facility in Indianapolis, Friday, April 16, 2021. A gunman killed several people and wounded others before taking his own life in a late-night attack at a FedEx facility near the Indianapolis airport, police said.Read more Tom Petty said many wise things during his all-too-short lifetime — none more so than, “The waiting is the hardest part.” No one takes it on faith, or to the heart, that America can find true justice in the anticipated verdict on the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin — hence, the call-up of the Pennsylvania National Guard — but let’s be honest: A national culture of violence and broken politics already had us at the end of our collective rope. Did someone forward you this email? Sign up to receive this newsletter weekly at inquirer.com/bunch , because no matter what comes next, the struggle will go on. No one can say they didn’t see this coming. It was just over one year ago — amid the initial shock of a fast-moving global pandemic and the United States on lockdown , with deeper fears and paranoia beginning to set in — that, along the silence of empty streets, hordes of people lined up down city sidewalks to get into gun stores. On March 18, 2020, The Inquirer reported that 30 people — some of them wearing protective masks, maybe for the first time — were […]

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