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Mass Shooting

Mass shooting is defined as an incident involving multiple victims of gun violence. It is often carried out by either individuals or organizations in both public and non-public places.

Motives of mass shooting can be attributed to terrorism, political aims, revenge missions and mental illness. This has been made easier through the laws that allow people to buy guns illegally.

The main impact of gun mass shooting is the loss of innocent lives resulting from this shootings and the injuries caused to the victims of mass gun shootings. This effects have been felt in continents globally including the 2015 Sousse attacks in Africa, the 2008 Mumbai attacks in Asia which claimed over 164 lives, the 2015 Paris attacks in Europe and the 2016 Orlando, Florida mass shooting which claimed 50 lives and injured 53 more.

The United States has recorded close to one third of the word’s mass shootings. This has been attributed to the high firearm ownership rights in the United States as compared to other countries like Canada.

Responses to mass gun shooting have been curbed in a number of ways depending on a specific state. Some of the responses include; enacting tough gun laws to reduce and prevent the illegal purchase of guns, decision against naming mass shooting suspects in media related events to avoid giving them attention and enacting buyback programs aimed at removing guns from private ownership.

Mass Shooting

Mass shooting is defined as an incident involving multiple victims of gun violence. It is often carried out by either individuals or organizations in both public and non-public places.

Motives of mass shooting can be attributed to terrorism, political aims, revenge missions and mental illness. This has been made easier through the laws that allow people to buy guns illegally.The main impact of gun mass shooting is the loss of innocent lives resulting from this shootings and the injuries caused to the victims of mass gun shootings.