And water is wet, I know. But The Trace’s article What It Sounds Like When a Family Learns Their 7-Year-Old Is Dead From a Gunshot [working video at link] sets a new standard in bloody shirt waving for gun control. Just in case you didn’t make that connection, the subhead tells the tale: “It’s really just … something you shouldn’t have to hear.” As we’re talking about a negligent discharge by an unsupervised kid, true! It is something you shouldn’t have to hear. Something that responsible gun owners who teach their children gun safety, don’t hear. A point that The Trace will never make. Because guns.