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United States

19 January 2004

Washington City Business Journal

John Hechinger is being remembered as the father of District home rule, a strong civic leader and Washington's first City Council chairman. Another group wants him remembered for another contribution: the fight against gun violence. The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence issued a statement following Hechinger's death praising him for taking a courageous stand against guns four decades ago and for being a strong advocate for sensible gun laws ever since.... (

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