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United States

17 May 2009

Philadelphia Inquirer, Opinion

Roughly five dozen Americans have died in mass shootings since the beginning of March, so naturally the details tend to blur. Nevertheless, the Pittsburgh incident stands out. On April 4, some nutcase with a private gun arsenal wigged out at his mother's house, killed three city cops, and held off a SWAT team for several hours with the help of his AK-47 assault rifle. Yet the Democrats, traditionally so concerned about the easy availability of weaponry, said... (

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