One person was dead and multiple others were wounded Tuesday when gunfire erupted at a Kentucky high school, prompting panicked students to run for their lives.
Marshall County High School in Benton was on lockdown and a suspect was in custody as paramedics tended to the injured and wounded, state police reported.
This is the second school shooting this week after Monday's in Texas. After multiple school shootings in 2017, these are becoming far too commonplace for a democratic society, based on life and liberty to tolerate.
Inaction has served no useful purpose, in fact it has led to an exacerbation of a growing issue with increasing lethal results.
The deaths of our children are owned by those who refuse to enter a constructive effort to address this issue instead of the obstinate defense of "rights" which have led to an explosion of weapons in our social fabric.
We have reached the age, oh so quickly, where the insanity of mass murder is normalized and facilitated.