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9 December 2008

Duluth News Tribune (Minnesota), Opinion

This month marks the 15th anniversary of the signing of the Brady Bill, named for James Brady, President Reagan's press secretary, who was shot during an attempt on the president's life. The law has stopped 1.6 million gun sales to felons, fugitives, domestic abusers, terrorists, dangerously mentally ill people and other prohibited purchasers. The Brady Law has proven effective — but has a loophole, one that allows anyone to purchase weapons from unlicensed sellers... (

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