US and Gun Control

As a new mass shooting took place in the United States within a school a new wave of discussion raised again concerning gun control. The same arguments are used again by the ones in favor of more regulation and the one against it. Trump himself took position in favor of (a little) more regulation. The discussion, as always, is a stubborn yelling between the two factions, everyone thinking the other ones have lost their mind.

However, the gun control is only one part of the problem. There is no discussion about the reasons why this former student did what he did, no discussion about what can go in the mind of someone whose life droves to do such a thing. One of the solution of the mass shooting, particularly in schools, may be in the understanding of the problem as a whole, not only the outcome. School life could be really difficult to some people, the bulling being a huge problem with heavy consequences. Moreover, this could result not only on a diminution of school mass shooting but also on the improvement of the quality of life of many students.

This bothers me because of the lack of progress in the gun debate and the forever fundamental opposition between to views of society. In the US, where a gun culture is really important in the life of a large part of the population it would be difficult to end up with a satisfactory and effective solution. The discussions are now about laws when they should be focus on people.

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