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United States

31 January 2005

Cox Newspapers (California)

SAN FRANCISCO — Last year, Lateefah Simon went to nine funerals, all for friends and acquaintances killed by handguns. As the executive director of a women's outreach center here, "I've had so many phone calls so many times in the middle of the night from someone saying 'My child's father is dead' that I lost track," she said. So it's not surprising that Simon is a strong supporter of the proposal to ban handguns that voters here will consider this year. "To me,... (

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