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Thirty six people have been killed as a result of mass shooting in America - in May alone.

That number sharply rises to 202 in 2018 so far, according to the Mass Shooting Tracker (MST).

The Santa Fe killer took the lives of ten people, and before that - on 14 February in Florida - 17 students and teachers lost their lives to a shooter.

Parkland survivors are spearheading campaigns for stricter gun control, and students across the country walked out of their schools in order to advocate for it.

In the midst of tragedy, Republicans came out in their droves to blame the spike in mass shootings on a number of issues.

Missing from the narrative, is blaming guns.

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