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14 October 2007

Boston Globe, Column

Maybe the NRA was right. The gun owners' group has been vilified for years by urban leaders and liberal policymakers for its slogan, "Guns don't kill people, people do." But as the continuing toll of violence in Boston attests — most recently, the horrific slaying of 13-year-old Steve Odom, the unintended target of a fusillade of bullets let loose on his Dorchester street — it is not simply the easy access to guns that is behind the growing body count. It is also... (

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