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United States

2 October 2007

New York Daily News, Editorial

Even the National Rifle Association admitted after the Virginia Tech massacre that federal guns laws had to be tightened to keep weapons out of the hands of people who were demonstrably mentally ill. Could anyone oppose background checks to determine whether a would-be gun buyer had ever been deemed dangerously disturbed? There is one such fanatic in the U.S. Senate: Oklahoma Republican Tom Coburn has irresponsibly blocked a measure that sailed through the House after... (

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