By Claire Davis, age 13 and IndyKids Staff
Around the country, some lawmakers are attempting to make it easier to carry a gun in public without training, a permit or being subject to a background check.
Leah Gunn Barrett is the executive director of New Yorkers Against Gun Violence (NYAGV). Her nonprofit organization recently released a video in which real people expected to purchase a gun for protection, but left after learning the tragic history behind each weapon. The video went viral.
Today, the United States averages one mass shooting per day.