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United States

19 April 2004

Detroit Free Press, Opinion

It's been quite a streak for those who believe that the more guns we have, the safer we are. Last week, an east-side Detroit woman killed an armed man who attacked her as she was entering her house. She pulled a 9mm gun from her purse — she has a concealed weapons permit — and dispatched him with two shots to his head. The man had a history of burglaries. It's the kind of story gun advocates jump on as evidence that allowing more people to carry guns can save... (

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