Can We Talk About It?

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     How can we have a conversation about gun violence? Some people say to treat it like a disease. (Courtesy of Cure Violence)

    How can we have a conversation about gun violence? Some people say to treat it like a disease. (Courtesy of Cure Violence)

    Another mass shooting. More violence. This time in San Bernardino, California, where 14 people were killed.

    You’ve followed the news, and read the slew of opinion pieces, and perhaps engaged in arguments over how many mass shootings have happened this year. So we asked ourselves — what are we not talking about, but perhaps should?

    Two things came to mind.  People are advocating that we treat violence as a public health issue, but what exactly does that look like? And secondly, why is it so hard for us to talk about this problem?

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