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10 September 2008

Washington Post, Editorial

Few would have predicted in the awful days after Sept. 11, 2001, that just seven years later, members of Congress would actually be considering legislation to make the nation's capital harder to protect. That, though, is exactly what will happen today as a key House committee takes up a bill that would gut sensible restraints on guns in the District. It will be telling to see which holds sway with committee members — the wishes of the National Rifle Association or the... (

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