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United States

1 March 2008

Tennessean (Nashville), Opinion

Weapons used by Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold to kill 13 people at Columbine High School in April 1999 were procured at a gun show. When citizens and policy-makers consider whether to close the loophole on background checks at gun shows, they should remember the effortless way these two teenagers obtained firearms for their deadly purpose. Gun shows, notorious for their no-background-checks-required purchase practices, are emblematic of how easy it is for the wrong... (

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