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25 April 2008

New York Times / The Lede, Blog

Many news accounts have accurately described Eric Thompson as the owner of an online firearms store linked to two mass shootings — Seung-Hui Cho bought a gun there, Steve Kazmierczak bought ammunition. In attacks less than a year apart, they killed 37 people at two universities. But his company tells a more complicated story, explaining that an "unfortunate twist of fate is spurring him to take a more active role in protecting the public." The role, as Mr. Thompson... (

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