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13 January 2009

Philadelphia Inquirer

Citing frustration with the legislature's reluctance to pass tough laws against "straw" handgun purchases, a coalition of religious leaders stood outside a gun store yesterday and announced a plan to pressure retailers directly. "We … cannot stand by while towns and cities suffer senseless violence," said Bishop Allen Bartlett, assisting bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania. He was joined on the sidewalk in front of Colosimo's Gun Center in the 900 block... (

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