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22 September 2008

Hartford Courant (Connecticut), Editorial

News of shootings grabs so much attention in Connecticut that people might understandably wonder if it's even safe to walk to the mailbox. Federal data, however, show Connecticut has one of the lowest rates of gun-related violence of any state in the nation. Not coincidentally, it also has one of the lowest rates of gun ownership and one of the best track records for gun control. Using the latest available data from the federal Centers for Disease Control and... (

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