The money will help pay for Chris Mintz's medical bills and his son's education.
Vice President Joe Biden, in his statement said that the United States "is the only civilized country in the world with so many mass shootings." My question was, "you call this civilized?" When do we decide that our civility is defined by our ability to actually behave in humane manner and protect humanity?
He called out the gun lobby that "allows armed maniacal lunatics to roam free and kill."
What we aren't hearing is that Americans, for many more years and with greater intensity than inhabitants of other countries, have been groped and goosed and pummeled by a sophisticated, multi-trillion dollar drive to short-circuit deliberation and dialogue in order to spur the self-centered impulse buying that is ruining our civil society.
"It's my son's birthday today," the 30-year-old told the shooter.
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