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    2019: A summer of mass shootings

    This past summer has seen a new wave of mass shootings leading many to push for gun control laws and many others to question our safety in the modern era.  On Aug. 3, next to Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso, Texas, a gunman started shooting in a Walmart parking lot, continuing into the inside of the store. According to CNN, 20 people were killed, including three Mexican nationals. Authorities suspect that the shooter was Patrick W. Crusius a white 21-year-old man. Because the shooter only targeted those of Hispanic (LatinX and Mexican) descent, authorities were led to suspect that it was a hate crime. It is also being investigated…