Americans are buying more guns – level 1
This news is from the USA. Often, there are mass shootings. One mass shooting happens in December. Fourteen people die. The shooting injures twenty-two people.
Americans do not feel safe. They buy more guns. On Black Friday alone, they buy 185,000 guns.
Americans do not believe that police can protect them. One police officer even says this in a video.
Difficult words: mass shooting (a situation when someone shoots many people), injure (to hurt someone), Black Friday (the day after Thanksgiving; many people go shopping on Black Friday).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
Would you buy a gun to feel safe?
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