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Germany

27 April 2002

BBC News

With 7.2 million weapons in circulation it is not difficult for young people to arm themselves. Erfurt-based Thueringer Allgemeine Zeitung The paper blames violence on television and computer games for the massacre in which 17 died. It describes the shooting as a wake-up call and warning sign for German society and politicians. Parents as well as politicians have failed, it says. Gun Culture The Erfurt-based Thueringer Allgemeine Zeitung, in a commentary entitled... (GunPolicy.org)

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