What would you do if you found yourself in the middle of a mass shooting?
It’s the question people in the United States are being urged to think about, after a run of killings in recent months.
Aaron Thomas reports from Texas, where training courses on escaping the bullets are becoming increasingly popular and are seen by some as the solution to the problem.
But with gun sales up 20 per cent on last year and less support than ever before for stricter gun laws, the debate over the right to bear arms still divides the nation.
Aaron gets an insight into the reality of life in a country where everyone around you could be armed.
WATCH - Click to see Aaron's report.
SHOOTING SURVIVAL VIDEO - Aaron's report features a training video made by the City of Houston on how to escape a mass shooting. Watch it in full.
LICENCE TO KILL - Replay Amos Roberts' recent story from Florida on the death of Trayvon Martin, which prompted renewed debate over the 'Stand Your Ground' gun law.
WHAT DO YOU THINK? - It's the debate that's divided the United States for decades, but what do you think of America's gun laws? Use our comments page to have your say.
Photo (gunman): City of Houston shooting survival video
On air: 4th September 2012