In light of the awful tragedy in Telefner, TX this past Friday where a 4-year-old boy dies from a gunshot wound to the  stomach by his 5-year-old sibling who was playing with a bolt-action rifle in the family's Texas home, it makes you stop and wonder why these tragedy's  happen. What can be done about it that hasn't been done?

What are the latest developments in the U.S. gun control controversy? Read more after the jump.

According to Newsbatch.com guns are additionally regulated by state and local legislation and there is little uniformity among the states. The major regulatory issues are:

Child Access Prevention laws

Many states have passed legislation making it a crime to leave a loaded weapon within easy access of a minor.

There is a lot of really good information at Newsbatch.com -- knowledge is power.

The question is, are we doing enough to save these innocent lives? Are the parents to blame? Or do bad things just happen?

What are your thoughts?