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1. There have been 164 mass shootings in the US since 1966. 1/5 occurred since 2014, >1/3 since 2010, and >1/2 since 2000. Overlooked factor contributing to increasing frequency of mass shootings: mass media (including “social”) coverage of such shootings - aka “media contagion”.
2. “Experts believe that this media coverage can inspire others to copy these actions or commit similar crimes. This is often called the media contagion effect, and it happens with suicide, terrorist attacks, and mass shootings.”
3. The Columbine school shooting got more attention on CNN than the death of Princess Diana. In the month that followed, 400 related incidents were reported across the US. Students called in bomb threats and praised the shooters’ actions. Some schools shut down temporarily.
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Nine people died in a horrific act of mass gun violence in Dayton, Ohio on Sunday. Remember their names, not the shooter’s. Give him #NoNotoriety.…
Jordan Cofer, 22, attended Wright State University where he studied Earth Sciences; he was expected to graduate next year. According to friends, Jordan identified as a transgender man who had shared his gender identity with a small circle of people.…
Monica Storey Brickhouse, 39, recently transferred to Dayton with the health insurance company Anthem. She was out with a coworker, Beatrice Warren-Curtis, who was also killed. Anthem’s chief executive described the women as dear friends “known for their positive energy.”
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On Saturday, 20 people were killed in a shooting in El Paso, Texas. 26 more were wounded. Since then, 2 people died in the hospital.

As more details emerge, we chose to give the shooter #NoNotoriety and instead honor the victims with action and remember their stories.
Jordan Anchondo, 25, was a stay-at-home mother to three children. She died alongside her husband, Andre. The couple was in Walmart with their infant son when they were fatally shot. According to Jordan’s sister, she died shielding her baby from the gunfire. The infant survived.
Andre Anchondo, 24, was a business owner who spent his free time building a home for his family.

He and his wife Jordan, who died with him, had just celebrated one year of marriage and were in Walmart for school supplies and decorations for a party they were throwing that day.
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One year ago today, fourteen students and three staff members were shot and killed and seventeen more were injured in a horrific mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

Today, we remember the victims, not the shooter. #NoNotoriety
Alyssa Alhadeff, 14, a high school freshman and captain of her soccer team, was described by her mother Lori as passionate, intelligent, and kind to everyone.

At her funeral, Lori told Alyssa’s friends: “Honor Alyssa...Be something fabulous in your life. Be her voice.”
Scott Beigel, 35, was an admired teacher & cross country coach who allegedly used his last breath to tell the shooter that the room was empty. There were at least 20 students in his classroom.

A friend said: “He was so unselfish with his talents & gifts. He made others better.”
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Today, we remember those whose lives were taken at the Tree of Life Synagogue in a heinous act of hate-fueled gun violence.

We will honor the lives of these victims, and deny the shooter the notoriety he craves. #NoNotoriety #synagogueshooting…
Joyce Fienberg was a 75-year-old widow and grandmother with two sons, who formerly worked as a research specialist at the Univ. of Pittsburgh. A former student said Joyce “lit up a room with her huge personality. We weren't just welcome in the classroom, but into their home."
Dr. Richard Gottfried, 65, shared a dental practice with his wife, Peg. The couple both volunteered at a free dental clinic and provided dental services to the local school district. The district superintendent said Richard was "a fixture in the lives of those in our community.”
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If you see any outlet report the name of the shooter or show their face immediately call them and demand they edit the name and face out and if they refuse simply unsubscribe and unfollow.

We need to stop making these domestic terrorists famous NOW. #NoNotoriety
Tweet about this to the news outlets you subscribe to and use saying if you see the shooters name or face you will unfollow and unsubscribe with the #NoNotoriety
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Here's a post-#Parkland checklist you can use after any mass shooting. The horror is terribly real, the tragedy overwhelming, and the frustration palpable, but we can make progress if we push hard in the right directions. Read on.
1st and foremost, remember the victims. Celebrate their lives, not their deaths. Here's a place to start:…
2nd, help the survivors and the victims' families. Here's another place to start:…
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1) THREAD: In the wake of the Sutherland Springs mass shooting, let's remember the victims; not the shooter. #NoNotoriety

Annabelle Pomeroy, the 14-year-old daughter of Pastor Frank Pomeroy, was “one very beautiful, special child.”
2) Crystal Holcombe, who was 8 months pregnant, died with three of her children: Emily, Megan and Greg. She was described as being "incredibly down-to-earth.”

Remember the victims, NOT the shooter. #NoNotoriety
3) Bryan Holcombe, an associate pastor at First Baptist Church, was about to lead the congregation in prayer when the shooting began. He "had a face that would light up a room."

Remember the victims, NOT the shooter. #NoNotoriety
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