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United States

8 October 2006

Philadelphia Inquirer, Editorial

One by one, they rose up as threats to be eliminated. One by one, they were shot down with the speed and skill of a sniper. The menace was not international terrorists, local murderers, a deranged milkman in Amish country, or even rabid animals. The danger that some perceived over the last two weeks were the most reasonable of gun-law ideas — and the firing squad was made up of Pennsylvania legislators. In a House special session, state representatives cast... (

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