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United States

20 April 2009

US News & World Report, Opinion

We make it too easy for dangerous people to get dangerous weapons in this country. As a result of our weak, nearly nonexistent laws restricting access to guns, every year we end up with approximately 12,000 gun homicides, 18,000 gun suicides or fatal accidents, and another 70,000 gun injuries. In the last month, two different shooters used military-style assault rifles to kill police officers in Oakland and Pittsburgh because the only federal restrictions on guns... (

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