Texas shooting — at a primary school in south Texas.
The 18-year-old gunman opened fire at Robb Elementary School in the city of Uvalde before he was killed by law enforcement, officials said.
In united states there is a knee jerk reaction to whenever there are gun shootings- the gun lobby is to be blamed.
This knee jerk thinking — helps politicians to pass on the blame rather than treat the real problem. There are many countries in the world where guns are kept and kids know how to use them from a young age as part of their culture, e.g. in Afghanistan and the tribal belts of Pakistan, keeping guns and knowing how to use them is part of the culture but do not lead to kind of violence which has made United States famous.
The malaise run deeper here, the issue is deeper than the shallow discussion that happens in American media. Almost in all cases what is called mental health issues are simply many many people falling through the cracks of what is called extremist individualism in American society, this individualism elevates the individual above society and sufferings of the fellow members of the society, a dehumanizing process takes place, almost akin to how soldiers are brainwashed when they are told to go away to far away lands and occupy lands in the name of freedom and democracy.
To kill another human being a rational process must takes place in the mind, where life of another human being is understood to be less valuable or OK to be taken.
Treat individualism and you will treat gun crime in United States of America!