As details of the mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, continue to emerge, Americans are again trying to make sense of a mass shooting.
The attack in San Bernardino — which was the second mass shooting of the day, and the 355th this year — reignited a national debate on terrorism, gun control and public safety.
New York Times reporter Liam Stack joined the conversation Wednesday night, posing a simple question to users in light of the day’s events:
Question for folks in the United States: how often, if ever, do you think about the possibility of unexpected shooting in your daily life?
— Liam Stack (@liamstack) December 2, 2015
Within a few hours, Stack’s tweet attracted hundreds of responses that demonstrate a range of emotions and offer a glimpse into the mind of users across the country.
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