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20 April 2007

Christian Science Monitor

NEW YORK — This week's shooting rampage at Virginia Tech is focusing new attention on Americans' relationship with guns. Internationally, critics have decried America's "gun culture," and gun-control advocates are trying to seize the momentum. Supporters of gun rights have pointed to the dangers of abridging the constitutional right to bear arms. But quietly, American attitudes toward firearms have shifted. Gun ownership is at the lowest level in three decades, and... (

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