Austin Bombings: It Turns Out It IS People That Kill People

Stricter, “common sense” gun control is a must, but it won’t end public violence. As I said in a piece earlier this month, there is no easy answer to ending mass killings, and we need to stop pretending like there is if we truly want an answer. The recent bombings in Austin are reminder of this, and they won’t be the last.

There have been four bombings in Austin, Texas, and one additional bomb headed to Austin from nearby San Antonio, in the past month. Residents in Austin have at times been asked by authorities to remain in…