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YouTube shooting could draw tech further into gun control debate

A tweet from March for our Lives organizers showing solidarity after the shooting at YouTube
A post from March For Our Lives organizers after the shooting at YouTube on Tuesday. Screenshot: via Twitter

Workers at YouTube are still reeling from Tuesday's shooting. But as the healing effort begins, one question is whether Google and other Silicon Valley companies will be even more vocal in the ongoing national debate over gun control.

The bigger picture: Google has been understandably focused on its own employees in the immediate aftermath, but already some others in tech are viewing the event as more evidence that tougher gun laws are needed.