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United States

28 January 2005

Business Journal (Minnesota)

Two years ago, when the Minnesota Legislature passed the conceal-and-carry handgun law, businesses and organizations hurried to protect themselves by putting up those blasted signs by their main entrances: "This business bans guns in these premises." A new study shows those signs have a negative emotional effect on whomever passes by — employees and customers alike. Stephen Morgan, Ph.D., an associate professor of psychology at Concordia University-St. Paul, said... (

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