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Fourth of July garners deadly reputation as mass shootings erupt

Posted on AllSides July 5th, 2023
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“How can you come to an event, that is a family event, and decide in your heart that you want to ... unleash a hail of gunfire?” asked Tabatha Taylor, a City Council member in Shreveport, La. “You have turned the Fourth of July, Independence Day, into bondage day, where it will now be remembered for tragedy and massacre.” There have been at least 21 mass shootings — which the Gun Violence Archive defines as incidents in which four or more people are killed or injured by gunfire — since...

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