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3/22/2016Critical Thinking RONALD DAVENPORT1/5Notes on Critical Thinking3Arguments / 3.6 Practice: Induction Questions: 6 of 6 complete (100%) | 4 of 4correct (100%)Practice: InductionDebates over Gun ControlSimilar to the way that both sides of the drinkingage debate seek the mosteffective way to reduce alcoholrelated fatalities, opposing sides in the guncontroldebate share an interest in reducing the number of violent deaths but disagreeabout which laws best meet that goal. The first article below, an opinion piecefrom theWashington Post, discusses trends in tipping points of public opinionand policy change and how these lessons can be applied to gun control laws. Inthe second article, from theBrenner Brief, the writer addresses the controversysurrounding a new gun law in Illinois by presenting an argument about theeffectiveness of gun control laws overall.Read the article below, and then answer the following questions.Searching for the Tipping Point on Gun ControlMultiple Choice QuestionThe writer of this article presents an inductive argument using thefollowing premises:Premise: Gun rights advocates have remained focused andpassionate, and gun laws have not changed significantly.Premise: Advocates of gay rights made gains when they united theirfocus on samesex marriage.Premise: Advocates of marijuana legalization made gains when theyunited their focus on medical marijuana.What conclusion does the writer draw from these premises?