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6 March 2009

San Diego Union-Tribune (California), Opinion

It's time for the American people to stop living in a state of denial and get serious about stopping gun shipments into Mexico. Mexico's ambassador to the United States, Arturo Sarukhan, has noted that as many as 2,000 weapons enter Mexico from the U.S. every day — most of them through Texas and Arizona, and many of them are purchased legally at gun shows and gun stores. Many of the transactions come in "straw purchases," where drug traffickers use Americans —... (

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