If not now, when? America's endless gun control debate

Police tape is seen near a blocked road in Roseburg, Oregon, October 1, 2015, after a gunman went on a shooting rampageSince America’s latest school carnage the debate on gun control has flared anew, as every time a mass shooting rocks the nation. President Barack Obama has led renewed calls for a comprehensive reform in the wake of the community college shooting in Oregon, but gun control advocates doubt the status quo will shift an inch. On one side of the debate are gun rights activists who invoke the Second Amendment to the US Constitution to oppose any attempt to restrict access to guns or to control where they can be taken.

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