Deadliest mass shootings almost all have domestic violence connection. On Monday morning, President Donald Trump made his first public remarks after two mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.
"Mental illness and hatred pulls the trigger — not the gun," Trump said, arguing that the US must reform mental health laws. Trump also suggested that mental illness is to blame for the killings that happened at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs in Texas in November 2017. But scientists say the real problem is that violent, impulsive, and angry men are getting their hands on guns. Many of the shooters behind the deadliest mass shootings in modern America (listed below) committed violence against women, threatened violence against women, or disparaged women. Shayanne Gal/Business Insider According to the nonprofit Everytown for Gun Safety, the majority of mass shootings in the US are in some way related to domestic or family violence.
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