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The Argument for Gun Control in America After Las Vegas Mass Shooting - James Fallows, Daniel Lombroso, Brianna Pressey

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Do not miss this video! In the wake of Las Vegas, only one thing is certain, according to James Fallows: it will happen again.In a recent article for The Atlantic, writer James Fallows argues that no other society has allowed gun massacres to keep happening. For example, in the wake of a mass shooting in Australia in 1996, the country introduced a swift overhaul of gun legislation. Although Fallows acknowledges that stricter gun laws aren’t a panacea for every possible attack in America, he believes that gun control could significantly reduce the carnage. “Politicians offer their ‘thoughts and prayers and support,’” says Fallows. “But not their actions: to change our implicit decision to let mass shootings go on. And it is a decision.”

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