May 25, 2022
Public Health/Prevention
  • A shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas killed 19 students and two adults, marking the deadliest school shooting in nearly a decade since 20 children and six adults were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012.The gunman was killed by law enforcement and is also believed to have shot his grandmother before carrying out the attack, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. In a national address last night, President Joe Biden called on the U.S. to turn its collective pain into political action and Senate Democrats signaled that major floor debate on gun control is inevitable. (Articles here, here, here, here, here, and here)