Sunday, July 22, 2012

From around the world: Dangerous and deadly America

PJ: Another mass shooting in America. Another non-starter for serious discussions about the country's violent gun problems. For a country that hosts periodic senseless mass shootings of innocent people in their schools, shopping areas and now cinemas, the idea that policians are afraid to seriously address the problem is pathetic.

It must be noted that many of the following articles were placed next to the news about the atrocities in Syria. The world is watching and is not impressed.

UK:  The Guardian

Aurora shooting: poignant details of young film fans killed in massacre

Amid the candlelit vigils and sense of trauma, the victims' identities have begun to emerge, but details on the gunman remain elusive

Middle East: Al Jazeera
'Explosives removed' from US suspect's home
Police say all bombs cleared from booby-trapped apartment of a man accused of killing 12 people at a Colorado theatre.
Australia:  The Sydney Morning Herald 
Batman shooting victims named 

China:  Xinhua News 
Names of U.S. theater shooting victims released
Canada:  CBC
Gun Control debate flairs
Japan: Japan Today 
Obama, Romney mum on gun control after shooting   

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