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5 January 2007

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

OLYMPIA — Heading into the 2007 Legislature, leading lawmakers are reluctant to pass new gun-control measures despite last year's mass killing on Capitol Hill, a downtown office shooting and this week's gun slaying of a Tacoma high school student. Insiders and experts say the gun lobby's influence may be too strong, politicians' courage too weak and the number of gun victims still too low to prompt action. In Seattle, where aggravated assaults with guns rose 19... (

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