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United States

9 January 2007

Boston Globe, Editorial

Boston mayor Thomas Menino is looking for any lever that might help police reduce gun violence in the city. But his latest proposal to strip driver's licenses from those convicted of gun crimes seems a bit naive. If a mandatory 18-month jail sentence for carrying an unlicensed gun doesn't dissuade people from toting weapons, why would a license suspension or revocation? Menino is taking a national leadership role in the fight against gun crime. He's on the prowl for... (

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