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Canada,United Kingdom

19 January 2001

Edmonton Journal and Calgary Herald (Alberta), Opinion

Which country is the source of these headlines, all of which have run in newspapers there since the New Year? "Panic over gun crime." "Police move to tackle huge rise in gun crime." "Handgun crime soars." "New government figures reveal a number of crime hotspots." Sorry, you lose points for guessing the United States. Too predictable, not to mention wrong. Violent crime in general and firearms crime in particular is on the decline in the U.S., from between four to 11... (

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