It’s all so sickeningly repetitive. Another shooting at a gay nightclub: Gun Violence Archive. But believe it or not, there were at least eight others last week, in West Palm Beach, Fla., Temple Hills, Md., Philadelphia, Houston, Dallas, Hennessey, Okla., Chicago, and Costa Mesa, Calif.. Three days later, another shooting at a Walmart: . In Chesapeake, Virginia, mass shooting #607 this year in the United States, according to the
And when the vigils have stopped, and the makeshift shrines are bedraggled, what then? How does the story of what happened get told, and who gets to tell it?