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29 July 2007

Boston Herald, Opinion

WASHINGTON — Before getting too excited about legislation that would identify the mentally disturbed in background checks now required for legitimate gun purchases from licensed dealers, one should realize that only those certified as a threat to themselves or others would be included. There are a number of other ways even those who are so judged can get weapons and escape detection. It would be nice to heap praise on the National Rifle Association, the lobbying... (

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