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8 May 2007

Houston Chronicle (Texas), Opinion

A recent Chronicle editorial predicted removing restrictions on concealed carry of handguns in certain locations is a "formula for bloodshed" and would fuel the "domestic arms race." In opposing the concealed handgun law in 1995, the language was similar. "Blood in the streets," a return to the "Wild West," and "shootouts at every four way stop." None of this occurred. Since then, little has changed. The tragedy at Virginia Tech reignited this debate and again... (

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