This Is Insane

by
Abby Zimet

Four volunteer firefighters shot - two killed - responding to an early morning fire in upstate New York. Hey, we know. Let's arm firefighters, teachers, mail deliverers, road workers, store clerks, movie ticket-takers, gardeners, pet groomers, babysitters....Jesus.

Update: The shooter had the same semi-automatic rifle used in Newtown.

This is the world we live in. This is the world we cover.

Because of people like you, another world is possible. There are many battles to be won, but we will battle them together—all of us. Common Dreams is not your normal news site. We don't survive on clicks. We don't want advertising dollars. We want the world to be a better place. But we can't do it alone. It doesn't work that way. We need you. If you can help today—because every gift of every size matters—please do. Without Your Support We Simply Don't Exist.

Share This Article

More in: