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Gun Control

Research Question: Does Gun Control Work?

Four countries with gun control – and what America could learn from them

Four countries with gun control – and what America could learn from them

This article compares America to other counties such as England, Wales, Scotland, and Japan. These countries all have strict gun laws. Japan has a zero-tolerance for gun control unlike some countries listed above. It seemed to have worked considering that in 2014 alone there were only 6 reported gun deaths(NPA).


Jowit, Juliette, et al. “Four Countries with Gun Control – and What America Could Learn from Them.” The Guardian, Guardian News and Media, 14 Mar. 2016, www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/mar/15/so-america-this-is-how-you-do-gun-control.

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The state of gun violence in the US, explained in 18 charts

The state of gun violence in the US, explained in 18 charts

"America doesn't have a gun problem, it has several of them. No other developed country in the world has anywhere near the same rate of gun violence as America. The US has nearly six times the gun homicide rate as Canada, more than seven times as Sweden, and nearly 16 times as Germany."



“The State of Gun Violence in the US, Explained in 18 Charts.” Youtube, 22 Feb. 2016, youtu.be/bX4qUsgHa4Y.

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Would Australian Gun Control Work in the USA?

Would Australian Gun Control Work in the USA?

“The Cynical Historian” attempts to understand if the gun control in Australia would work in the USA. He also makes his argument stronger by showing if Australia’s own gun laws worked which it did, for mass shootings, which is what most people are fighting for at the moment. “The Cynical Historian” also applies factors of the population into the matter which is a great factor to look into. Essentially the conclusion is, no, it would not work. He came to this conclusion based on constitutional rights and population. Unlike Australia, America has 300 million people which would be harder to regulate.

Historian, The Cynical, director. Would Australian Gun Control Work in the USA? YouTube, 31 Dec. 2015, youtu.be/O2hlkv205au.

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Australia has eliminated mass shootings — here's what the US can learn

Australia has eliminated mass shootings — here's what the US can learn

"Australia has not had a mass shooting since 1996, the same year the country passed sweeping regulations on civilian access to guns." This article compares Gun laws in Australia to Gun laws in America.


Garfield, Leanna. “Australia Has Eliminated Mass Shootings - Here's What the US Can Learn.” Business Insider, Business Insider, 24 Feb. 2018, www.businessinsider.com/does-gun-control-work-2018-2.

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Australia’s 1996 Gun Law Reforms

Australia’s 1996 Gun Law Reforms

This article thoroughly explains Australias Gun Reforms and how it has affected mass shootings and gun violence. They come to a conclusion that the reforms did what they intended it to do.



Chapman, S, et al. “Australia's 1996 Gun Law Reforms: Faster Falls in Firearm Deaths, Firearm Suicides, and a Decade without Mass Shootings.” Injury Prevention, BMJ Publishing Group Ltd, 1 Dec. 2006, injuryprevention.bmj.com/content/12/6/365.short.

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Gun Regulation

Gun Regulation

This article discusses matters of how it has worked or not worked in other countries and how we should handle gun control based on studies and statistics. The author is very neutral. It is pure information and those who read it can form an opinion of their own. There are many studies that can be referenced.


POLSBY, DANIEL D. "Guns, Regulation of." Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice, edited by Joshua Dressler, 2nd ed., vol. 2, Macmillan Reference USA, 2002, pp. 762-766. Global Issues In Context, http://link.galegroup.com/apps/doc/CX3403000134/GIC?u=j084910011&sid=GIC&xid=8db1fd75. Accessed 2 May 2018.

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Gun Control, what about it?

Gun Control, what about it?

Explains what Gun Control is and laws that America implemented and then got rid of. Gives an overall understandable explanation. It is unbiased and simple. Goes over key issues in America as well as events that caused the movement. Explains the usefulness or the lack of use of certain gun laws.


"Gun Control." Global Issues in Context Online Collection, Gale, 2018. Global Issues In Context, http://link.galegroup.com/apps/doc/CP3208520431/GIC?u=j084910011&sid=GIC&xid=b0b92a83. Accessed 2 May 2018.

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