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United States

10 January 2001

Miami Herald

WASHINGTON — The gun-control movement, generally ignored during last year's presidential campaign, is trying to take a leading role in attacking President-elect George W. Bush's choice of John Ashcroft to be attorney general. Scores of mostly liberal activist groups converged Tuesday to step up resistance to his confirmation. Women's groups and civil rights leaders have been at the forefront of the opposition, but gun-control advocates are becoming more vocal, citing... (GunPolicy.org)

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