A Different Take on America’s Mass Violence Problem

A couple days after the mass shooting at Uvalde I took a step away from the gun debate. I couldn’t read about it. I couldn’t think about it. I couldn’t write about it. It was just too much.

The photos of the kids dying and the politicians posturing had made me ill. I retreated into a no-gun-talk bubble and was much happier.

Three weeks later, an article jabbed below my defenses, and I took the bait. Inside…

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