These could have been prevented if it weren't for guns too easy to get being close at hand.
Throw in the idea of an unaccounted for gun, a weapon that I personally had to deal with, a gun registered to WHO exactly? No one was certain so I took said gun to the Sheriff and had it destroyed/melted down. I heard more than one sigh of relief when I did that!
Idiots out there with guns and they don't even know WHO they are registered to? be damned.
I hope for stronger measures soon; the sooner the better IMO.