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1 January 2004

Washington Post, Editorial

THe availability in America of heavy weaponry for criminal uses remains a serious homeland security issue of its own, yet the men and women on Capitol Hill who should be doing something about it have been ducking for the past four years. Too many lawmakers who know full well the need for tighter gun safety laws have been spooked by "gun rights" groups into believing that talking about more controls is political suicide. True, the controlling players in Congress have... (

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