And the public is largely unaware, as seen at Pew Social Trends. Here's the main point:
But why is the public unaware of this good news? Because of know-nothing reporting in the legacy media, that's why. "AR-15 Shotgun," anyone? A fair measure of scorn should go to know-nothing demagogues too, who have prattled on for decades about non-issues like "shoulder things that go up."