Could The Texas Church Shooting Inspire Copycats?06:03
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Law enforcement officials continue their investigation at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs as the sun begins to rise on Nov. 6, 2017 in Sutherland Springs, Texas. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Law enforcement officials continue their investigation at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs as the sun begins to rise on Nov. 6, 2017 in Sutherland Springs, Texas. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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After the shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, that left at least 26 dead, many are asking what could be done to prevent another mass killing.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson asks The Atlantic's Derek Thompson (@DKThomp) about the phenomenon of "copycat" attacks, and why it seems like we're seeing more mass shootings than ever before.

This segment aired on November 6, 2017.

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