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27 August 2007

Mirror (UK) / New York Daily News, Column

Upon reading about the tragic murder of Rhys Jones in Liverpool — and calls for a crackdown on gun traffic and gun violence — the first thought that popped into my head was: Welcome to America. I'm sad to say a story like the Jones murder would perhaps — perhaps — make the front pages for a day or two in New York, Los Angeles or Chicago. But the staggering volume of carnage in the US makes it hard to react to each life lost with the full measure of horror,... (

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