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... none of the gun laws already in place were able to stop mass shooters in certain states, there were no proposed laws that would have stopped certain shooters from purchasing the guns they did, and in a majority of cases, there are laws already in place that have failed (Kessler). If we base future policies on what we have seen on the past then there is no reason to increase gun control in the United States, this is due to the evidence found by the Fact Checker that Marco Rubio was correct in his statement. In sum, adding additional laws to ownership of guns, or the process required to buy a firearm will not stop people from committing mass shootings, as criminals do not generally follow laws. An increase in gun control, including a revision in the way background checks are conducted, is the main argument that we receive by anti-gun advocates after a mass shooting.
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