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The shooting at a Colorado grocery store is tragic.

That we should all agree on. It is tragic to start with because any violent loss of life has more than one victim, for a time at least. It is socially tragic because assaults in public places continue to strip away the sense of safety in society.

We can dissect the situation by gender, political ideology, race, anger issues, religion, or even gun availability. Any one of these issues leaves many questions unanswered. Maybe incidents like this will go on without all of the questions answered.

As is always the case, the immediate questions incl...


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