Consider the following short arguments that support a conclusion (which may only be implied). Use critical thinking methods to analyze the arguments and determine whether the conclusion is convincing. Write out your analysis carefully.
"We know that assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines are weapons of choice in contemporary mass shootings. We know that law enforcement officers nationwide are increasingly finding themselves staring down the barrels of assault weapons in the hands of criminals and the dangerous mentally ill. The time has come for action. The enactment of Senator Feinstein's legislation would be a significant step toward ending the gruesome gun violence that is destroying our families and communities." Coalition to Stop Gun Violence
First, read carefully the text. Once that you have read the text a few times and you think you understand it you can try to identify the conclusion. Once you have identified the conclusion the next step is to analyze the premises.