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What We Can Learn from the Recent Mass Shootings

While gun crimes have gone down in the United States in recent years, the number of mass shootings has actually increased.

As we were reminded by recent events in the news, it’s now more important than ever to learn how to defend yourself in this kind of scenario.

As you’ve no doubt heard by now, 49 people were killed and 53 others were injured in a shooting in the early hours of Sunday morning in an Orlando nightclub.

Two days later, a gunman took a hostage in an Amarillo, Texas Walmart. (No one was killed or injured in this situation.)

In both instances, law enforcement arrived on the scene and the perpetrator was killed. Unfortunately for the 100+ victims of the Orlando shooting, it was too little too late.

In the days and weeks following events like this, we always hear the same questions and soundbites floating around in the media.

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