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United States

17 July 2007

Chicago Sun-Times, Opinion

The House Appropriations Committee has just passed an amendment — the Tiahrt Amendment — that forbids the sharing of information police need to find the source of guns used in crimes. This amendment is opposed by a broad coalition of police chiefs and mayors, who are desperate to stop the flow of guns into the cities. Why vote to cripple police efforts? Because the gun lobby, led by the National Rifle Association, demands it. The gun lobby opposes sharing the... (

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