5. Mass Shootings Force Nation to Consider Gun Control
A gunman shoots up a movie theater in Aurora, Colo. Another attacks a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis. And a professional football player commits suicide with a handgun after killing his girlfriend in Kansas City. But it was the shooting of 20 elementary school children in Newtown, Conn., that finally forced America to take a look at gun control.
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