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8 July 2007

San Francisco Chronicle, Editorial

The tension between "special interest" and "public interest" has rarely been clearer than in the debate over the so-called Tiahrt amendment in Congress. Incredibly, outrageously, in 2003 Congress began to pass a series of laws named after Rep. Todd Tiahrt, R-Kan., that prevented local law enforcement from sharing information about the orgin of crime guns — or even publishing any national data about the movement of illegal guns from state to state. The apparent... (GunPolicy.org)

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