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THURSDAY, July 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- One in 15 male and one in 50 female high school students aged younger than 18 years report gun carrying during the past year, according to research published in the July 29 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

After a mass shooting 25 years ago in Dunblane, Scotland, the U.K. responded immediately with extremely strict gun laws. Meanwhile, the United States faces multiple mass shootings yearly, but can't seem to respond in the same way. What is preventing the U.S. from enacting gun reform in response to these shootings?

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On either occasion where police were called to the home of Highland Park shooter Robert Crimo III, they could have sought a restraining order to prevent him from buying guns for up to six months. Instead, Illinois State Police approved him for a gun permit just four months later.

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