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United States

25 May 2007

Herald News (Illinois), Opinion

Last month at Virginia Tech University, Seung-Hui Cho, a college student with a history of mental illness, shot and killed 32 people, and himself, using semi-automatic handguns equipped with one or more large-capacity magazines. As a nation, and as families and individuals, we struggle to understand how tragedies like this can happen. It's time we also ask how tragedies like this can be prevented. High-profile incidents like what happened at Virginia Tech represent... (GunPolicy.org)

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