Should it take more than seven minutes to purchase an AR-15? | The Tylt

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Should it take more than seven minutes to purchase an AR-15?
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People who support assault weapons bans and tougher gun laws argue that no civilian needs or should have access to military grade weapons designed to slaughter human beings.
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The fact that AR 15s were used in horrific mass shootings in Aurora, Colorado, Newtown, and Orlando just increases the public's demand for tougher laws or an outright ban.
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Gun rights advocates pointed out that because Ubinas did have to show ID and pass a background check, the system worked.
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We're still debating how effective the 1994-2004 assault weapons ban was in reducing deaths, but there is some evidence it helped.
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Gun control advocates also point to antiterrorism measures we've all taken around air travel, and ask why we can't apply those same safety measures to guns.
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Handguns are actually involved in far more deaths in America than assault rifles.
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Gun rights advocates frequently argue that arming more citizens will reduce gun violence (a.k.a., the "good guy with the gun" argument).
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