Southhaven Mississippi – Brooklyn, New York – Gilroy, California – El Paso, Texas – Dayton, Ohio. Five major mass shootings in eight days with over 100 people dead or injured. According to the non-profit Gun Violence Archive, there have been 255 mass shooting in the U.S. so far in 2019, putting the country on pace to have more mass shootings than days in the calendar year. America has a problem. But why the U.S.? And how did we get here?
To examine America’s history with gun violence, mass shootings, and politics is Gary Nordlinger. He’s a longtime political advisor and an expert on the political culture of guns and gun control.