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What are some "pro gun control" arguments?

Another argument for gun control in America is that it has been successful in other Western and/or industrialized countries. Of all the analyses and statistics, some of the most glaring numbers are...

Latest answer posted January 12, 2013 12:42 am UTC

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Make an argument against gun control.

Opponents of gun control argue that it does not address the problem of illegal weapons. If you make it harder for people to obtain guns legally, they claim, then it simply increases the demand for...

Latest answer posted July 3, 2019 6:57 am UTC

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How might philosophical arguments be used to support gun control?

The most simplistic philosophical argument (or logical proposition) in favor of gun control is that if there were no guns, no one would be killed by guns. A supporting argument would state that if...

Latest answer posted January 2, 2013 11:59 pm UTC

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What states allow people to carry guns?

There are so many different variations in gun laws at the state level that the best way to answer this question is to break "carrying guns" into two categories: "open carry," which means to allow...

Latest answer posted October 31, 2012 8:16 pm UTC

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Please explain the current events issue of gun control in the United States.

Gun control has been a current events issue in the United States for many years. Recently, it became more important to people in the wake of the school shooting in Newtown, CT in December of...

Latest answer posted September 17, 2013 7:45 pm UTC

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