Gun violence in the United States is out of control. It has been for far too long. In June 2016, after the Orlando shootings, United States House of Representative Democrats staged a sit in to demand really simple gun control measures. If you did not see the footage of John Lewis leading the Democrats to finally stand up for a very basic Bill, it is worth watching.
Arms: The Culture and Credo of the Gun
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Unlike the Christian God, the gun lobby was made, not begotten. The National Rifle Association (NRA), which today is generally considered the most powerful lobby in the United States, began as the government's lapdog, an organization created to train men for the army.