Editorial Board

Yet Another Shooting

Memo to Congress: Fighting crime requires restricting guns.

In lieu of flowers.

Photographer: Paul J. Richards/Getty Images

America's ritualized response to gun violence is no more comforting for being so familiar. The initial burst of horror. The ricochet of blame. The benumbed kin struggling to understand why guns are so readily available to people who are dangerous, reckless or disturbed.

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