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5 January 2009

NBC News (Chicago)

Is Roland Burris armed? It's hard to tell, given the putative gun control advocate's record of saying one thing about gun ownership and doing another. "A longtime advocate of a national handgun ban, Burris organized Chicago's first Gun Turn-In Day in 1993," the Tribune's Steve Chapman recalls. "But when he ran for governor the following year, he admitted that he owned a handgun ('for protection') and did not hand it over to police as he urged others to do." The... (

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