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The Debate

Turning point? Pressure mounts for tighter gun control in the United States

Donald Trump met lawmakers on Wednesday and asserted that he would stand up to the United States' most powerful lobby group, the National Rifle Association, by favouring comprehensive background checks on gun buyers and raising the age of purchase of assault weapons. This comes just weeks after the second-worst high school shooting in American history. Will the president keep his promises this time? How much more pressure is needed to actually change gun laws in the United States?

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Produced by Yi SONG, Tatiana REITER, and Laure FOURQUET.

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