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Gun Control in America would help problems with mass shootings immensely

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Started: 7/2/2018 Category: Politics
Updated: 3 years ago Status: Debating Period
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It is an obvious fact that the United States has a problem with mass shooting, and the root problem of this is the loopholes that are in the systems to buy a firearm. It is too easy for people to pass a background check, and even at certain gun shows you would not even need to go through a background check. One things that would help this problem would better background checks. Even though that would help, people who want to cause a mass shooting will still be able to acquire a firearm (ex. taking a firearm from a family member or a friend). A clear solution to this problem is to ban certain kinds of guns. This does work, and a clear example of this is how much it worked when Australia did it in 1996. They did a buy back system where the government would pay you to give your guns in. After doing this the homicide rate dropped by about 42%, and its firearm suicide rates dropped by 57%. I am not stating that this would solve all of the problems surrounding guns, but it would help it immensely. I think that if America followed in Australia's footsteps than student won't have to fear going into the school without being shot to death.

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UK and Australia have higher death ratios that the US when they have banned guns remember the Prohibition they banned something very commonly used and it went terrible
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Posted by ABC123TT 3 years ago
Posted by ABC123TT 3 years ago
How about you get a brain Percevil
Posted by Percivil 3 years ago
How bout full gun bans? Like ban all guns?
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