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11 cartoons about the week's top news

Lisa Benson

It's been a tough week for the nation. Most top news this week circled back to gun violence after two mass shootings last weekend in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.

News of two mass shootings in less than 24 hours rocked the nation this week.

Dana Summers

The country is mourning the loss of innocent lives, and the conversation has turned toward gun control, mental health, violent video games and other potential reasons and solutions for mass shootings.

Many have expressed concern and frustration over the lack of action or discussion about it in Congress.

Lisa Benson
David Horsey

There is also plenty of talk about the NRA and its alleged hand in the government.

Walt Handelsman
Bill Bramhall

Criticism and concern over the generally inflamed nature of current rhetoric has also been expressed.

Dana Summers
Lisa Benson

The trade war with China was back in the news this week.

Dana Summers

More tariffs are set to hit in a few weeks' time, and many are concerned about the damage it will do to U.S. businesses and American farmers.

The final list of what goods will be affected is set to hit in the coming days.

Lisa Benson
Joey Weatherford

An upcoming film, "The Hunt,"has received backlash from conservatives for supposedly depicting liberals hunting down Trump supporters.

Dana Summers