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Australia's Gun Laws Can't Work in America –
At Least Not Yet

Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, 30 March 2018
By Philip Alpers

The United States can, and inevitably will follow the same gun control principles as Australia. Americans already possess the tools needed to do what they've always done – to lead the world in tackling urgent epidemics with proven, evidence-based public health measures. But as in the early days of HIV/AIDS, the first barrier is ideology. This article proposes the most obvious and proven solutions to America's epidemic of armed violence, some of which are bound to be adopted, but not anytime soon.