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Views on the News - GUN CONTROLS

Yuill, Kevin (2015) Views on the News - GUN CONTROLS. [Film/Video]

Item Type: Film/Video


In this views on the news author and writer Kevin Yuill shoots from the hip at a series of searching questions on gun ownership posed by young volunteers. The key issue Yuill argues is freedom. The idea of gun culture in the USA is a myth he explains, perpetuated by Guardian readers and movies. Mass shootings are rare and guns are not magical objects making people killers as soon as they lay their hands on one. There is no correlation between gun ownership and gun homicides, yet volunteers in this video find the facts hard to swallow. Distrust of our fellow citizens, unfamiliarity with guns and a degraded notion of freedom maybe to blame we learn, as Yuill sets the record straight.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: gun controls
Depositing User: Kevin Yuill


Item ID: 6043
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Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2016 08:19
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2019 15:38


Author: Kevin Yuill ORCID iD

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Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries
Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries > School of Media and Communications


Culture > History and Politics
Law > Law

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