The procedures for argumentation analysis have seven elements: claim, information, warrant, qualifiers, backing, objections, and rebuttal. The purpose of argumentation analysis is to uncover the logical structure of the argument, identify unstated assumptions, evaluate the support an argument offers for a conclusion, and aid understanding of debates.
A current issue that is top of the news in public policy is “GUN CONTROL”. The United States legislature continues to debate abilities to produce a desired or intended result and constitutionality of federal regulation of firearms and ammunition. Various federal laws have been enacted since 1934 to promote such regulation. “The National Firearms Act of 1934, enacted to curb Prohibition-era crime by taking certain lethal weapons out of the hands of gangsters — congressional action on gun control has peaked following prominent acts of violence” (Gun Violence Prevention 2013).