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6 May 2007

Arizona Republic, Opinion

A young man walked into a Virginia gun shop with his supposed Second Amendment right to bear arms. He presented three forms of identification, an instant background check was performed, and he walked out with a Glock 19, 9mm, semiautomatic pistol. It was almost as easy as a trip to the grocery store. He needed a license to drive his car back and forth to the gun shop, yet no license was required to purchase a deadly weapon. On the morning of April 17, the same young... (

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