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8 December 2008

Houston Chronicle (Texas), Editorial

Guns don't kill people. Gangsters kill people. But Mexican narcotraffickers buy Texas guns, and thousands of people die as a result. No turn of phrase can hide the link between gun sales in Texas and the violence just over the border. If we want Mexico's cartels under control for our own security, we need to halt their incredibly easy access to military-grade weapons on this side of the border. Last year alone, Mexican authorities confiscated 1,131 Texas guns from... (

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