Calling Fredericton Shooter ‘Normal’ Is Damaging to Victims: Advocates
"At least a few headlines blared how 'normal' some people found the alleged Fredericton shooter to be. That prompted many women to reach out for help, said Martha Paynter, a nurse advocate in Halifax.
'We do fail as a society to talk honestly about male aggression and we do fail as a society to listen to what women, in particular, experience,' Paynter said. 'These kinds of headlines are an amplification of that.'"