The two mass shootings in the US are just too shocking. Though US President Donald Trump condemned the act, saying it was an act of cowardice, there is no doubt that his derogatory language on immigrants is pushing hatred of foreigners into the limelight. It also encourages white supremacists to indulge in violence.
Americans own nearly half of the world›s guns, with approximately 120 firearms for every 100 US residents. Gun control policies may someday restrict new gun sales. But what impact can they have when Americans already own millions of guns?
The back-to-back massacres have reopened the national debate over gun safety and led protesters in Dayton to heckle Ohio's Republican governor, Mike DeWine, at a vigil for the shooting victims with chants of "Do something!"
It is a highly unusual predicament for an American president to at once try to console a community and a nation at the same time he is being criticized as contributing to a combustible
Crowds of protesters outside the hospital set up a “baby Trump” blimp balloon, chanted “Do Something!” and held signs reading “Hate not welcome here,” “Stop this terror,” and “You are why.”
President's motorcade passed El Paso protesters holding "Racist Go Home" signs. In Dayton, raw anger and pain were on display as protesters chanted "Ban those guns" and "Do something!"
Mexico’s attorney general is considering litigation alleging that the mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, in which seven Mexicans were among the 20 people killed,
"We have 18 injured and five deceased. That number is subject to change as the investigation continues," police spokesperson said. "The FBI is already on the scene and assisting."
French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said on Friday he would travel to Paris and visit the scene of a "dramatic" shooting which earlier killed at least two people. The attacker had been arrested by police, Darmanin added.