Look, ok, a school filled with dead kids and teachers did not make any gun restrictions come into place. This will also bring none into place.
Americans have a line in the sand problem, where-in when somebody crosses the line, whatever that line maybe at the time, it results into an elevated response. That response results in the aggressor backing down or equally elevating and that results into the defender elevating their response. What really happened here is Pranker there pushed the wrong guy at the wrong time.
I have that mentality in my blood too. After moving to Europe I only ever got angry enough to let my 'inner American' out once. And it was enough to net me a reputation as somebody to not make overly angry among my co-workers.
Rimmer: “Step up to Red Alert.”
Kryten: “Sir, are you absolutely sure? It does mean changing the bulb.”