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United States

4 January 2002

Guardian (UK)

US gun-control advocates claimed a significant victory yesterday after the Illinois appeal court ruled that gunmakers and dealers could be sued for creating a public nuisance by flooding markets with cheap weapons. The ruling could clear the way for a new offensive by city and state authorities which regard the gun epidemic as one of their biggest problems. Gun-rights groups have denounced the ruling, saying that the same legal arguments could be used against other... (

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