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'A sickening déjà vu': 2 U.S. mass shootings in one weekend stun reporter

After the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio this past weekend, we talk to Jennifer Mascia from The Trace about gun violence and gun reform in America.
Felipe Avila puts his head in his hands as he cries on Sunday in El Paso, Texas,at the place where locals came to honour the memory of the victims of the mass shooting occurred in Walmart on Saturday. (Lola Gomez/Austin American-Statesman/The Associated Press)

This past weekend saw back-to-back mass shootings in the United States: one in El Paso, Texas, and one in Dayton, Ohio. At least 31 people are dead. Dozens more are injured. Today on Front Burner, we talk to writer Jennifer Mascia about gun violence and reform in America. She's a reporter with The Trace, a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to covering gun-related news. 

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