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United States

5 August 2005

Palm Beach Post (Florida), Editorial

What is more important than the war in Iraq? The National Rifle Association has Congress so intimidated that the Senate dropped consideration of a $491 billion defense-spending bill to bring up a measure immunizing gun manufacturers and dealers from lawsuits. The Republican leadership jumped the NRA's pet bill to the top of the agenda — rewarding the gun lobby for its support in 2004. But Democrats shared in the pandering, with 14 of them helping to pass the measure... (

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