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12 May 2009

Los Angeles Times, Editorial

For political theater, few things beat gun buyback programs such as the one held Saturday in Los Angeles. The resulting stacks of shotguns, rifles, handguns and even assault weapons make great TV and give the impression that politicians and police chiefs are putting a dent in the supply of dangerous firearms. It's fodder for a slow news day and a harmless enough marketing ploy — but really reducing gun crime requires more than feel-good exercises. Mayor Antonio... (GunPolicy.org)

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