Rachel Maddow Takes Us Through 50 Years Of Mass Shootings. The Trend She Uncovers Is Devastating.

The shooting in Navy Yard, Washington D.C., on Sept. 17 that took the lives of 12 and injured eight others was both tragic and terrifying. Unfortunately, mass shootings like this one have also become an all-to-familiar way of American life. Watch Rachel Maddow explain why it hasn’t always been that way and uncover an alarming trend at 5:20.

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Shocking footage taken in Alpharetta, Georgia last Thursday shows a mother relaxing by a pool while her two sons play in the water. The scene quickly changes from fun to frightening when one son warns her about a tree about to fall on her.

"I was sitting at the pool relaxing and reading a book while watching my two sons swim, when I heard a tree cracking and then my son yelled 'Run mom!' so I bolted out of my chair right before a huge tree fell right on the chair I was sitting on," the mother said, according to Viral Hog.

"Our home security camera captured the whole thing!"

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