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12 August 2005

National Post (Toronto)

TORONTO — Within 16 hours of Toronto's brand new gunplay task force charging a man with packing a loaded .380-calibre semi-automatic, a bail court set him free. Within 24 hours of that, an uncharacteristically outraged David Miller, Mayor of an increasingly gun-besieged city, slapped down $4-million of surplus police budget money to hire more officers. Confronted with rocketing homicides — rendered, all too often, by young men who have learned to pull triggers... (

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