It’s happened again. Another mass shooting, this time at a church in Texas. It’s a scenario that’s all too familiar. A gunman walks in and opens fire on a crowd of people, leaving death and devastation in his wake.The offerings of thoughts and prayers are familiar. So is the hand-wringing, and the attempts to use these tragedies to further political aims. It’s all becoming too familiar.What is happening in our country? Why does this happen, and why now?