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The Black Hour, by Lori Rader-Day

The Black Hour - Lori Rader-Day

I read recently that the United States has seen an average of one school shooting per week since the murders at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2014. Since the first instances of school gun violence, we seem stymied by how to deal with and prevent them. Gun rights advocates proclaim their Second Amendment Rights. Gun control advocates use statistics from other developed countries to counter their opponents' arguments. Even more difficult than the debate over guns is learning what causes people to murder their fellow students or strangers. Bullying is often held up as a root cause. Mental illness is another. Sometimes, as in Rader-Day's The Black Hour, there is no apparent cause...


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