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Should America be more like Canada when it comes to gun laws?

Posted on AllSides June 9th, 2022
From The Center
Eliza Anderson

Despite the stereotype of Canadians as apologetic peace lovers, Canada is quietly one of the most gun-toting countries on the planet. I live in Ontario, and my country regularly ranks in the top 10 of per-capita gun ownership globally, even though we don’t have the equivalent of the NRA or a Second Amendment.

Nor do we have a chronic problem with mass shootings, although violent crime is on the rise.

What Canada does have is a government that is responsive to mass shootings, both in and outside its borders. And polling routinely...

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