After the mass shooting at a gay club in Orlando, Florida, many people are wondering: Why haven't we done more to prevent this kind of horrific tragedy?
This is a question and routine many Americans are accustomed to by now.
Following a mass shooting, President Barack Obama yet again takes to the lectern to address the nation on yet another horrific act of gun violence in the US, typically making no effort to hide his anger and frustration.
So why is it that for all the outrage and mourning with every mass shooting, nothing seems to change?
To understand that, it's important to grasp not just the stunning statistics about gun ownership and gun violence in the United States, but America's very unique relationship with guns — unlike that of any other developed country.