ONE OF THE EXAMPLES…FROM MY HOME TOWN–BINGHAMTON, NY!
This morning, I heard the first part of President Obama’s speech on gun violence and action against it. Near the beginning, he listed the major mass shootings that had happened during his presidency so far.
One of the sad realities of living in the United States is that there is a long list of mass shootings, so many that only certain of them are synonymous with the place in which they occurred. Aurora, Fort Hood, and Newtown are among these during the Obama presidency.
But this morning, the President listed all the high-toll mass shootings. (In 2015 alone, there were over 350 mass shootings in the United Sates, using the definition of mass shooting as one with four or more victims, so the president was listing only those with the highest number of victims.)
Although the list was not chronological, one of the first cities he mentioned was Binghamton. (Binghamton…
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