Gun control still not on agenda after Sutherland Springs

US President Donald Trump and his congressional allies don't view 'guns' as the issue after the latest mass shooting at a Texas church.

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    The more than twenty killed in a Texas church are just the latest mass shooting victims in the United States - and the response has become routine.

    Shock, followed by prayers and vigils, followed by a refusal by politicians and lobbyists to seriously debate the core issues.

    Al Jazeera takes a look back at the history of gun violence in the US and what it could mean for the future.

    Al Jazeera's Patty Culhane reports from Washington, DC.


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