10 Years After Virginia Tech, It’s Easier Than Ever to Buy a Gun

Apr 15, 2017, 08:46 PM

Ten years have passed since a Virginia Tech senior opened fire on campus, killing 32 students and professors before turning the gun on himself. At the time, it was the single deadliest shooting in U.S. history, and the toll shocked the country, eliciting an outpouring of grief, anger and prayers.

The massacre also set off a political battle over an issue that has now become a familiar coda to mass shootings: gun control.