Strong gun laws are not equivalent to taking guns away from citizens. To the contrary, they consist of transparent rules and procedures designed to manage the possession, storage and carrying of firearms in order to limit access to legitimate users alone.
One of the major reasons for the polarization between the two sides in the gun violence debate is that one side, the NRA side, refuses to admit that suicide has anything to do with gun violence at all.
Police continue to investigate how a 6-year-old armed himself, but here's something that's already clear. Guns are so easy to get, they can end up in the hands of a 6-year-old, turning the confines of an elementary school into a zone of discord.