Gun Control Henry Wilson Analysis

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In this article, Wilson argues that gun control laws won’t suffice because Americans will always manage to access guns, guns are used for selfdefense, Americans are naturally violent so murder rates won’t decline, and gun control in England has proved ineffective in the past. Wilson starts by explaining the controversy revolving gun control. For example, he claims that Democrats aren’t dealing with the issue because it’ll cause them votes for the election. In contrast, the European press is “beating up on [Americans] unmercifully” to implement more laws. Then, he develops his argument that although guns cause violence, people will still manage to access guns despite confiscation since there will always be smuggling and therefore, “access

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