2 of the 5 deadliest mass shootings in modern US history have happened in the last 35 days

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At least 20 people are dead after a shooting during a Baptist church service in Texas, sheriff says.

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1,516 mass shootings in 1,735 days: America’s gun crisis – in one chart

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Las Vegas shooting victims. These are some of their stories.

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Dallas Shooting

Dallas Shooting

Ex-Rep. Joe Walsh deletes a tweet calling for a "war" on Obama following #Dallas https://t.co/CxfquhKDeJ pic.twitter.com/GZ2DuK8Zxu

— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) July 8, 2016

From Martin Luther King. I'm just going to leave this right here… #Dallas pic.twitter.com/Ynb6KyNQ1D

— Charles M. Blow (@CharlesMBlow) July 8, 2016

Leaders of the Black Lives Matter movement condemn the slayings of police in Dallas. https://t.co/XDrDDdAsBj

— The Associated Press (@AP) July 8, 2016

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Former top Australian official calls for travel warning to U.S. due to gun violence

“It’s time to call out the U.S.A.,” Tim Fischer said.

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We decide how much violence and murder is acceptable. Our culture, U.S. culture decides. – @getgln

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These past couple of weeks have been filled with violence and mass shootings which are a common occurrence in America today. They enter and exit the mainstream media news cycle on a regular basis, creating outrage and sadness but little action to remedy the causes. Here are some words for the weekend on that note. Stay safe family and love one another.