The following is an excerpt from Angela Dewan and Jamie Tarabay | October 4, 2017 | CNN.com |
(CNN)It has become a predictable affair. A mass shooting happens, there is a call for tighter gun laws and then it's business as usual.
Gun-control advocates around the world are closely watching the US after Sunday's shooting in Las Vegas -- the deadliest in the country's modern history -- wondering if it will be the one that prompts change in the world's most armed nation.
Here's a look at how the United Kingdom and Australia, where firearms deaths are notably low, responded to their own mass shootings.
The UK has some of the world's strictest gun-ownership laws and it is now rare for civilians to own private firearms.
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