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It’s not mental illness. It’s not video games. It’s not heavy metal or rap music. Toxic masculinity and anger are problems, but IT’S THE GUNS. YOU’RE AWASH IN EASY TO GET GUNS.
Where we differ perhaps, is in our exasperation with the perpetual pointing of fingers to blame everything except the guns.
Every time these tragedies happen, every Canadian I know is upset and outraged right along with our American friends.
I wrote this tweet 3 fucking years ago and it’s still true for too many Americans, though high schoolers have gotten over it: 
Look past America First reflexiveness and stop trying to solve your problem by only looking inward. Look to solutions other countries with similar cultures have enacted.
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