The gun control debate reopened with President Obama's signing of 23 executive actions he claims will protect our children from gun violence. Yet his discussion is still about guns, not about children or violence.
It is true a lot of children are victims of gun violence. Overwhelmingly, these youngsters are minority residents of the inner city, frequently the victims of gang members. These are children who have been failed by their family, their school, their church and their mayor (who, it turns out, is a Democrat if they live in one of the top 10 gun violence cities).