#USA Silicon Valley, capitalist conscience of America, struggles with gun technology




While many households stared at their screens in shock as a lone gunman opened fire last week in a Colorado Springs shopping mall, Chris Herr had a more muted reaction: “Here’s another one.”

Herr has always lived in or around Colorado Springs. Like many growing up in Colorado, his life has been punctuated by a steady drumbeat of bullets and bloodbaths. He remembers being in high school when two teenagers went on a shooting spree at the Columbine High School two hours away, killing 13. More than a decade later, a couple people he knew were at a Century 16 movie theater in Aurora, Colorado when James Holmes shot and killed 12 and wounded 70. Read more…

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