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21 January 2007

Chicago Sun-Times, Editorial

Two years ago, when a 14-year-old boy accidentally shot his 11-year-old brother, we called for the strict enforcement of gun laws even in family tragedies. We argued that not doing so sends the wrong message, and that before enacting new gun laws, we need to aggressively enforce the laws we already have — even if at times it seems "hardhearted." Such an example is the case of Andrea Parker, a Cook County correctional officer who was charged Wednesday with reckless... (GunPolicy.org)

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