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7 August 2006

Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Georgia), Editorial

As gun lobbyists often point out, states with stringent gun-safety laws such as New York often have some of the highest firearm murder rates in the country. The implication is that stringent gun laws don't work. However, what the lobbyists never mention is that the firearms used to kill and maim people in states with stringent gun laws often flow from states with weaker laws. For example, when New York City's no-nonsense Republican mayor looked at the gun crime in... (

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