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The many factors involved in a gun buyback

Since the shooting in El Paso that left at least 22 people dead, gun control has played a pivotal role in the Democratic presidential debates. Beto O'Rourke has stated that he plans on not only banning the sale of assault weapons like AR-15 rifles, but also buying existing guns back from owners. But buying back guns at a national scale isn't as simple as it sounds. Politics, heated debates, and real economics are all layers that add to a gun buyback's complexity. Would it work in America?

The many factors involved in a gun buyback
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