Gérard Araud – Why America loves guns so much

CHRONIC. When he was Ambassador to Washington, Gérard Araud understood where this attachment to arms came from. The massacre in a school in Texas will not change that.

Gérard Araud – Why America loves guns so much

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Another massacre of children in an American school, always committed in the same way: the assassin, more or less unhinged, heavily armed, proceeds methodically with his crime before being shot by the police. This is the 288th such incident in the United States for the first five months of 2022. 288! Almost two a day. Fortunately, not all end with casualties, but today shooting death has become the leading cause of death among American children. All schools do regular exercises to teach students how to react in the event of such an attack.

The scenario that follows such a tragedy is now well established: the Democrats, supported by parents of victims, call for a regulation of arms sales to put

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