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United States

28 January 2009

Oregonian (Portland), Opinion

Erik Ayala legally purchased his handgun, and in a nation that insists on easy access to guns, the laws will not change Milwaukie's 99 Pawn & Guns is a most unlikely place to find answers to life's questions. Yet here we are, peering at all the guns behind the counter and wondering: Is this where you stop a disturbed young man from opening fire on a happy group of teens on a Portland street? After all, this is where Erik Ayala acquired the 9 mm, semiautomatic... (

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