I write this with the expectation that I will lose some friends

It is not my hope that I will lose them, but it will happen. My hope would be that this strikes constructive discussion and even possibly unite people. I have been angry lately at all the people who react to a tragedy like the shooting with an immediate strengthening of their resolve to oppose any move for gun control. Your response is immediately to say that it can’t possibly be a problem with the supply of guns in this country. And if that is not the problem then fine, if the prevalence of guns and the easy access to them