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United States

16 July 2006

Hartford Courant (Connecticut), Opinion

The recent shootings in Hartford have drawn attention to what Mayor Eddie Perez called "the underlying social issues that result in violence," including lack of parental authority, loss of hope by young people, relations between the community and police, and improving services to at-risk kids. All of these issues need to be addressed. But a key question has been ignored: Where do they get the guns? Gun violence is on the rise not just in our urban communities, but all... (

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