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For decades, the American people have believed in the “right to keep and bear arms”.
But with the election of Donald Trump, they are turning against it.
The US has been one of the most gun-friendly countries in the world.
Since 1968, it has been among the top 10 nations in gun violence, according to a study by the Bureau of Justice Statistics.
This year, the US experienced the largest increase in gun deaths in history, rising from 7,743 deaths in 2016 to 7,826 in 2017.
And in the first seven months of 2018, the number of US residents dying from gun-related causes nearly tripled, to about 13,000, according the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.
It has also become the most dangerous country in the Western world, and the world’s worst gun-free zone.
This year, there were at least 1,976 mass shootings in the United States, according a report from the Washington Post.
More than a quarter of the deaths in the last month were from accidental gun violence.
Many of the victims were young people, who have little or no chance of being able to defend themselves, says Dr. Elizabeth Kolbert, director of the Violence Prevention Research Center at Johns Hopkins University.
More and more Americans are asking: How can we protect the right to bear arms when gun-control laws are failing us?
Many of these Americans believe in the right of the people to keep them.
But that does not mean they trust gun-rights advocates.
According to the New York Times, in the run up to the presidential election, the top four Democratic candidates in the polls in 2018 – former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, former Secretary and Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren and New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand – all said they would be opposed to expanding background checks to gun sales.
These were the same candidates who, during the campaign, called for universal background checks.
In fact, many of the Democrats who ran for office have repeatedly expressed support for the so-called “assault weapons” ban, which would require universal background check, but that was ultimately struck down by the Supreme Court.
In a recent interview with CBS, Warren was asked whether she would be willing to sign a gun control bill into law.
She replied: “I’m not sure that I would be, because I’m not the only one who thinks that we need to take a look at it.”
This is a view shared by many Americans, especially the young.
Many young people believe the “assault weapon” ban was the result of a liberal assault on guns.
They feel that it is a form of “political correctness”, says Kolbert.
But this isn’t just a conservative problem.
Many people are also concerned about the growing number of people with mental health problems who are taking advantage of the system to commit crimes.
In an interview with Bloomberg, the president of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, which works with the National Institute of Mental Health, Robert Silverman, said the number is increasing because the federal government does not have the capacity to treat mental illness.
There is an epidemic of people who are committing crimes and taking advantage, and we are not doing enough to keep people safe.
It is a problem, he said.
The US is now home to the highest number of mental health disorders in the developed world, according at the American Psychiatric Association, and in the UK it is twice that.
This epidemic has prompted some in the Democratic Party to make a move to improve gun laws.
The New York City Council passed a resolution this week that calls for the repeal of all gun laws that “have been enacted to reduce gun violence and the deaths from gun violence”.
The council also wants to strengthen and expand mental health resources in New York, and to require that people with serious mental illness have access to mental health care.
But the debate has shifted from whether to ban guns to how to deal with the growing issue of mental illness, says Kolberg.
Some Americans are worried that the Democratic platform in the party platform would be too “soft” on gun rights.
That could be a problem.
The Democrats have been trying to move beyond their centrist approach to the right.
They have a platform that says “guns don’t kill people”, and “everyone should be able to keep their guns”.
But the Democrats platform could become a template for how Americans will vote in the 2020 election.
This platform may also lead to a debate about gun control in the future.
In 2020, there is a growing debate in the country about whether gun rights should be a right or a privilege.
And while gun rights have always been a core value for many Americans and are not something that should be taken lightly, there are many who feel that guns are a personal issue, not a right.
Many Democrats believe that gun rights are a core American value, says