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5 December 2008

Associated Press

COLUMBIA, South Carolina — Ten U.S. states are responsible for the bulk of illegal guns shipped across state lines for use in crimes, said a report released Friday by a coalition of mayors. About 30 per cent of guns traced by U.S. government agents in 2006 and 2007 during crime investigations were bought in a state other than where the crime occurred, said the report by Mayors Against Illegal Guns, which largely blamed the transport of illegal guns on states with lax... (GunPolicy.org)

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