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How dare we be shocked by Tucson

LAO Contributor Jenny Price, who has written here before about guns and her brother's killing, says at Native Intelligence:

Are you shocked about Tucson? Aren't we all?

No. Not the least bit. I expected it--or at least a shooting like it--and I would like to make a desperate plea to everyone to feel the same. 33 people get shot and killed in this country every day, in every kind of neighborhood. Every day. 12,000 every year. Mass shootings--at malls, school, stores--happen multiple times every year. Like clockwork.

So how dare we be shocked, shocked every time this happens.

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