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Angered by a series of deadly mass shootings in recent months, a group of mothers organized a rally in Burbank on Saturday, demanding immediate action and change.

The nationwide organization Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America called for a ban on AR-15 rifles, which are commonly used in these mass killings.

The rally, attended by passionate gun violence prevention advocates, concluded a short while ago, with demonstrators marching through the streets of Burbank.

The urgency of their cause was emphasized as they made their way from stores to an elementary school in a poignant display of their demand for change.

The United States is experiencing an alarming increase in mass shootings, surpassing the number of days in 2023.

The Gun Violence Archive, an independent data collection and research group with no affiliations with any advocacy organization, has documented at least 215 mass shootings across the country.

These incidents are defined as events where four or more individuals are shot or killed.

It is evident that this is a uniquely American problem, as other industrialized nations with strong gun control measures do not face the same frequency of mass shootings.

The question remains: what will it take for Congress to act? Following the tragedy at Uvalde Elementary School last year, lawmakers passed a modest bill aimed at improving background checks and allocating billions of dollars for school security and mental health services.

However, there seems to be little appetite for further reforms in the Republican-controlled House and Senate, where Democrats’ attempts to pass any significant changes are met with resistance.

Tragically, guns continue to be the leading cause of death among children in the United States.

Republicans accuse Democrats of politicizing these shootings, while Democrats argue that Republicans prioritize preserving access to assault-style weapons over protecting children.

The issue has become highly polarized, hindering progress on finding a solution.

Republicans propose increased access to mental health services and enhanced security measures as the answer to curbing gun violence, while Democrats, in agreement regarding mental health services, advocate for a ban on assault-style weapons and high-capacity magazines.

Although the debate seems deadlocked, it is important to note that polling data indicates that a majority of Americans support common-sense gun reform.

There is a way to respect the Second Amendment while implementing sensible restrictions to ensure the safety of our communities, particularly our children.

It is crucial for lawmakers to heed the voices of concerned citizens and take meaningful action to address the epidemic of gun violence in America.

Reporting from Burbank, this is John Fund.

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