Guns do kill people, so stop the hyperbole

This past week saw more gun violence in the US, with horrendous mass shootings in Texas and Ohio. Right now, it’s easy to blame President Trump for this; his continual use of rhetoric and what many of us consider hateful and racist speech certainly has some impact on what happens day to day in that country. But, blaming him for all of the 256 mass shooting in the US so far this year is like “not seeing the forest for the trees.” Because the problem of gun violence in the US has been ongoing for decades and has seen its…

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