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Violence isn't about guns - it's about what's inside us

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November 9, 2017

I think it’s time for us to admit that the society of the United States is a violent society.

Let’s just look at gun violence. As of Nov. 7, there were 52,606 reported incidents of gun violence in this country this year.

Staying with current news, Sunday’s shooting in Sutherland, Texas was the 307th mass shooting this year, according to the website Gun Violence Archive — mass shooting defined by at least four victims, dead or injured. Nov. 7 was the 311th day of 2017.

So far, there have been 13,219 deaths associated with firearms, 27,060 injuries, 621 children ages 11 and younger ki...

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