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United States

16 August 2006

Journal News (New York), Opinion

In recent months, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been hailed as a hero in newspaper editorials for playing the role of gun czar in the fight against illegal firearms. (Two recent Journal News editorials on gun violence in Westchester, "Gunfire in New York," on Aug. 2, and "Tracing crime guns," on July 14, lauded Bloomberg and other mayors' anti-gun efforts). This self-appointed job may sound positive, but the mayor's actions were ill-conceived and... (

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