Topic Reading-Vol.2431-12/7/2018

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Topic Reading-Vol.2431-12/7/2018

英語専門 MEL School三鷹 

2018/12/07 Topic Reading-Vol.2431-12/7/2018

Dear MEL Topic Readers

The US averaged at least 1 deadly mass shooting a month in 2018

Every year, over 10,000 lives are taken away by gun violence in the U.S. This means an average of 30 gun-victims every day. In some cases, multiple people are gunned down often by assault or military grade weapons, such as AR-15, AK-47 or M-16. When four or more people are killed, not including the suspect, it is generally called a mass shooting.

Though the year of 2018 has yet to close its curtain, there already have been 18 such incidents in the US as of the end of November. They took place at a house, synagogue, and high school, leaving family members and friends, worshippers, and students gunned down on the floors while they were having peaceful moments.

Why are there so many gun violence victims in a country where most people enjoy freedom and opportunities? Can democracy, government transparency, higher education, wealth, or heavily-armed police force ever reduce such violence?

Read and learn how serious and repetitive US gun violence is.

https://abcnews.go.com/US/2018-mass-shooting-month-us/story?id=59418185

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