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gun control

Should the U.S. tighten gun control laws in the wake of the mass shootings in Las Vegas?
186136043 [{"id":"212","title":"No. Criminals will still find a way to get their hands on guns.","votes":"515","pct":51.6,"type":"x","order":"1","resources":[]},{"id":"213","title":"No. Guns don't shoot people. People shoot people.","votes":"458","pct":45.89,"type":"x","order":"2","resources":[]},{"id":"214","title":"Yes. There should be more background checks to examine someone's mental state.","votes":"25","pct":2.51,"type":"x","order":"3","resources":[]}] ["#194e84","#3b6b9c","#1f242a","#37414a","#60bb22","#f2babb"] sbar 160 160 /component/communitypolls/vote/80-gun-control No answer selected. Please try again. Thank you for your vote. Answers Votes ...