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17 January 2008

Washington Post, Editorial

In Virginia, site of the deadliest rampage by a single gunman in American history, it remains shockingly easy for anyone — convicted felon, psychiatric patient, court-restrained vindictive spouse, you name it — to buy a gun, no questions asked. Just stroll down the aisles at one of the state's scores of gun shows, and look for the dealers displaying signs that read: "No Background Checks." For three years running, the gun lobby and its allies in the Virginia... (

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