[Content Note: Shooting; guns; death; self-harm.]

Yesterday in Oregon, there was another school shooting, in which one student was killed and a teacher grazed by a bullet before the shooter, another student, took his own life.

I am left with no words but these once again: My condolences to the friends, family, and classmates of the student who was killed. And to those of the shooter. I hope the students, faculty, and staff who survived this trauma have the support and resources they need.

Those are not empty words, no matter how many times I have to say them.

But I am saying them a lot.

This was the 74th school gun incident since Newtown. There were many more before Newtown, and there have been many other shootings across the nation outside of schools.

Each time, we're told: "Now is not the time to talk about gun control. Now is not the time for politics."

All I've got left is to ask in reply: Well, when the fuck is?

Because this cannot go on. This cannot go on.

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