Throughout the article, Estes ' uses highly emotional words that provoke feelings of fear and anger. Andrew McLurg, Professor of Law and author of The Rhetoric of Gun Control, writes, "A...
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...ot well received with the author 's readers. While this informal article is appropriate for this website and audience, it lacks credible sources, facts, and an organized presentation of information. The only sources cited by Estes are blogs and other Gizmodo articles which do not appear to be scholarly and unbiased. Also, when checking sources multiple times the author exaggerated the information when paraphrasing it into his article. This manipulation of evidence made Estes appear untrustworthy in presenting his claim. There is a plethora of information that supports both sides of the gun control debate that the author could have implemented into this article that would have presented a more persuasive claim. Unfortunately he exploited fear, damaged his credibility, and distorted facts which resulted in making the article ineffective in supporting 3D gun regulation.
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