It isn’t too surprising that many Americans think that the United States is unique in terms of mass public shootings simply because the US media either completely ignore or barely covers attacks outside the US. Both Brazil and France have extremely strict gun control.
São Paulo, Brazil, December 11, 2018
The attack happened towards the end of a midday service in the Metropolitan Cathedral in Campinas city, police say.
The gunman, carrying a revolver and a pistol, rose from his seat and started shooting randomly, Brazil’s O Globo News reports. . . .
Strasbourg, France, December 11, 2018
He was named as Italian journalist Antonio Megalizzi by Italy’s PM. . . .