Leavning aside the fact that it, for a European, seems like a self evident truth that something had to happen after the latest shootings in American, the number 157 can be seen as a symbolic value and at the same time as a stark reminder of what the situation in the states is really like.
I mean, 157 different kinds of semiautomatic weapons? Isn’t that free market gone nuts? How many different types of rifle do you need to bring down a squirrel?
And with regards to the symbolic value, 157