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Why Some People Around the World Struggle to Understand America's Love Affair with Guns

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Sterling Johnsen, a gun collector, looks at firearms as exhibitors set up displays for an arms fair at the Saratoga Springs City Center in Saratoga Springs, New York, January 11, 2013. REUTERS/Hans Pennink (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY BUSINESS)

New York State looks set to introduce the toughest gun laws in America.

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But it's still hard for foreigners to comprehend America's love affair with guns.

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Craig Whitney, author of a new book, called "Living With Guns: A Liberal's Case for the Second Amendment."

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