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United States

30 September 2006

Asheville Citizen-Times (North Carolina)

ASHEVILLE — With five guns inside his house, 68-year-old Jess O'Strander feels pretty safe. Not that he would worry without them. "I live in Fletcher," he said. "The only crime is if you're going six miles over the speed limit." For rougher areas, like those along the 16-hour drive to Michigan he makes four times a year to see his children and grandchildren, he keeps a .22-caliber pistol in his car's console. Americans 65 and older now make up the age group most... (GunPolicy.org)

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