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4 June 1999

Boston Globe

The city of Boston, known as a national leader for its significant strides to reduce youth violence, filed suit yesterday against 31 gun manufacturers, distributors, and trade groups, accusing the gun industry of creating a public nuisance with its weapons and getting rich at taxpayers' expense. The complaint, filed in Suffolk Superior Court, makes Boston the 20th city or county to sue gun makers in a campaign increasingly mirroring the nation's fight against tobacco... (

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