‘If I ever die in a mass shooting’ tweets call for action after UCC tragedy




In the wake of the Umpqua Community College mass shooting, the 15th such tragedy President Barack Obama has addressed during his tenure, Twitter users responded to the commander-in-chief’s call for tougher gun control laws

Within hours of the tragedy, users took to Twitter to call for the politicization of mass shootings to support stricter gun control laws. They tweeted variations of the phrase “If I ever die in a mass shooting,” claiming that they would want meaningful action, not apologies, should they ever become victims of gun violence.

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