The Pros And Cons Of Gun Control

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One of the most common arguments made while debating gun control is if the government places stricter restrictions on purchasing and using firearms, then civilians will eventually have the right to own guns taken away from them altogether. This is an example of the logical fallacy of slippery slope because it states that one first step (stricter regulations when buying firearms) will eventually lead to larger implications such as the government taking away the right for civilians to own guns completely. This is an argument that has been made by many groups advocating for looser gun control, such as the National Rifle Association, a massive organization with much political influence. The NRA’s website reads “In the face of gun-hating political

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