The Act of Compromise:Guns in AmericaOur New Reality When you send your children off to school, or kiss your significant other before they leave for work, or just decide to have a night out at the bar, you should not have to worry about if this could be the last time you see your family. Unfortunately, this has become the reality for Americans. Many lives are being cut short due to the use of guns. If we had stronger gun policies, people wouldn’t be on edge going through their day to day lives. The Public Health PerspectiveGun violence has been a huge problem for America throughout the years. Thousands of Americans die yearly from gun related deaths, intentionally and unintentionally. America has had the reputation of having one of the worst gun control policies and it is becoming clear that we must create better policies that will ensure the safety of our citizens, but also giving our people their right to the Second Amendment.