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6 June 1999

Associated Press

NEW YORK — Two New York state senators want to shoot down a bill backed by the National Rifle Association. The measure would encourage public schools to adopt an NRA program on gun safety. The program consists of cartoons in which a bird named Eddie Eagle tells kids: "If you see a gun, stop, don't touch — leave the area, tell an adult." The two senators say the best way to prevent gun accidents is to keep guns out of homes. And they say the NRA would never teach... (GunPolicy.org)

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