The level of gun violence we’re seeing now is extreme, and should be treated as such, not just accepted as part of the world we live in now. It appears that many people are becoming desensitized to what’s happening, but I don’t see how they could not react strongly to the reality of the terrible pain shown in the front-page photo in Saturday’s paper of the family of one victim, Alex Sullivan (TNT, 7-21). Alex could have been anyone’s son or brother.
How is it that assault weapons are legally obtained, and shouldn’t we find that shocking? This should be a time for somber …