The Main Themes You’re Going To Hear On Gun Control

When it comes to gun control, background checks, mental health and school safety, there are a lot of hurdles. Axios managing editor David Nather breaks down the complex world many are looking to change.

Americans outraged by their country’s mass shooting epidemic appear to be organizing at an unprecedented rate, following the 14 February shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, in which 17 people were killed.

The gun policy reform group Everytown for Gun Safety said a 25% leap in members in the two weeks after the Parkland shooting meant the group had overtaken the National Rifle Association in size – although the gun lobby’s claim of 5 million members has not been independently verified and is widely seen as inflated.


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