America's passion for guns intact as shooting toll rises

The fascination with firearms among many Americans shows little sign of fadingA bill that lets young children use handguns under supervision. As mass shootings shatter lives, the fascination with firearms among many Americans shows little sign of fading. President Barack Obama — who offers his condolences to families of loved ones lost after each mass shooting — has decried the “routine” nature of reporting about and responding to such tragedies.

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