And that, really, along with a seemingly growing numbness to shooting deaths, is what led to Plum’s question. He was disturbed not only about such an obviously troubled man being able to buy a shotgun but also by what he sees as a collective resignation to accept such tragedy.
Predictably, comments to his blog began to flow, both pro and con, about gun control.
Does that mean the laws are too weak? Or that the enforcement of laws is too weak? Are we becoming frighteningly numb to shooting deaths?