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3 October 2006

ABC News (USA)

The latest spate of school shootings likely will fuel a fresh round of debate on gun violence and gun control in this country. One place to start in understanding public attitudes on the subject is with this statistic: Around 40 percent of American households own a gun — about half of those, a handgun. Gun ownership, though, is not at all inconsistent with support for some gun-control measures. Polling in the last several years has found that most Americans,... (

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