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8 August 2001

Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St Paul), Opinion

With National Night Out putting a focus on fighting crime, some people might consider getting a gun to protect themselves. But according to police, a self-defense expert and a gun-control leader, that's a bad idea. "Firearms in the home put one at higher risk," said Dr. Rebecca Thoman, executive director of Citizens for a Safer Minnesota. She spoke Tuesday at a State Capitol news conference. "For every self-defense use of a firearm in the home, there are four... (

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