“The Fourth of July is a sacred day in our country – it’s a time to celebrate the goodness of our nation, the only nation on Earth founded based on an idea: that all people are created equal. Make no mistake; our best days still lie ahead.”
Said the President of the United States, Joe Biden, on July 4th, 2022. Shortly after, a mass shooting happened at Highland Park during the Fourth of July parade. The gunman opened fire from the rooftop killing seven people and injuring several others.
This recent shooting adds insult to injury, leaving people more anguished just after the mass shootings of children in Buffalo, New York City. According to recent reports, the mass shooting account has risen significantly. Thirty-one mass shooting incidents happened between 2017-2021. The year 2022 just passed the seventh month of the summer, and already, there have been 309 mass shooting incidents reported in the United States. This averages out to more than 11 a week.
Concluding that, more shooting incidents have occurred in the last five-six years than a few years combined from 1966.
The recurrent mass shootings in the U.S have left the population baffled while questioning the authorities for their safety. And deviously, at this point, who wouldn’t? The daily death toll has stricken up to 124 via firearm-related injury.
Quite a big number and an alarming situation, right?
If you’re already on this page and scrolling through this article, we can try and figure out what’s up on your mind. Either looking for tips to survive the mass shooting or looking up a personal safety devices that might be of service in a rather stressful situation, if only it exists.
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