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How do we think about the George Floyd murder?
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Gun laws increase levels of paranoia on both sides of the law

The current state of gun laws in the US has created, and continuously feeds a state of paranoia that reaches both those in law enforcement and members of the public. It creates a vicious cycle; the laws make it too easy for a member of the public to acquire a firearm, which leads to heightened paranoia in officers that an individual they have stopped is carrying a weapon. This leads to a high rate of police brutality/murder by police, and in turn leads the public to lose trust in the police, and turn to other methods of protection i.e. a gun
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