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Atlanta Journal-Constitution (November 22)

2021/ 11/ 23 by jd in Global News

“The deadliest threat facing law enforcement officers in Georgia isn’t being shot, stabbed or run over by assailants—it’s COVID-19. Since the pandemic began, at least 60 Georgia police officers, deputies and jailers have died from the virus,” killing four times as many as violence or accidents.

 

Washington Post (July 29)

2019/ 07/ 30 by jd in Global News

“Once again America woke up to news of a mass shooting. This time, it was at a popular food festival in California and among those killed was a 6-year-old boy, Stephen Romero, who had been playing at an inflatable bounce house when he was shot in the back.” Three died and twelve were injured. “It took just one horrific shooting spree in New Zealand to prompt leaders there to tighten gun laws, including a ban on most semiautomatic weapons. And so the question persists: “Why?”

 

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