Home bred brutality and mass shootings: The common thread and the loopholes

Devin Patrick Kelley who killed 26 people at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs in Texas have been has been sentenced in a military court of domestic violence and is not qualified to own a gun. He is the only mass shooter with the background assault and brutality towards women and family members.

The two spectators lately told WTOP that loopholes in the system signify that authorities are lacking opportunities to prevent the guns from being acquired by the abusers. Daniel Webster, the director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research, told WTOP that effectively in all cases this wasn’t a secluded experience; there were previous acts of private inhumanity.

Sheryl Gay Stolberg, a reporter for The New York Times, said that publicized reporting of home grown inhumanity in the military is only an aperture in the system that may be placing guns in the people’s hands prohibited them by federal law.  A research from the gun safety group, every town for gun safety, discovered that 54 percent of mass shooting is associated with domestic violence.

A 2015 Huffington Post analysis discovered that 64 percent of mass shooting casualties were women and children but women constitute 15 percent of all shooting victims and children 7 percent. The most habitual kind of mass shooting interpreted as one in which four people were massacred not including the shooter is itself an action of domestic violence in which striking a family representative or a partner or a previously friendly associate.

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