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7 December 2007

Des Moines Register (Iowa)

Iowans should press presidential candidates for their views on assault weapons in light of Wednesday's shopping-mall massacre in Omaha, a national gun-control advocate said Thursday. Most Democratic candidates support reinstating a federal assault-weapons ban that expired in 2004. Most Republican candidates oppose reinstating the ban, saying it was ineffective. Paul Helmke, president of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, said Thursday that the 30-round... (

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