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Guns; Gun ownership; Slaughter; Sandy Hook Elementary; Society; Restriction on gun ownership
Other nations genuinely look to America as an example, a shining “city upon a hill,” as Massachusetts Bay colony’s first Gov. John Winthrop famously put it. But they cannot understand what they often call America’s “love affair” with guns.
Gun control; Violence; Shooting; Public safety; Constitution
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Houghton, David (2013). If we are a 'civilized' society, we must find a way to stop violence. UCF Today, 2013-01-02. Retrieved from https://today.ucf.edu/if-we-are-a-civilized-society-we-must-find-a-way-to-stop-violence/