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27 July 2009

Christian Science Monitor, Editorial

After years of being pushed around by the pistol-packing gun lobby, many lawmakers on Capitol Hill and in state capitals are finally pushing back. They have successfully blocked efforts by the National Rifle Association to expand certain "conceal-and-carry" provisions. Now they must go the extra step and actually advance reasonable restrictions on firearms. A string of defeats has disheartened gun-control advocates: in 2004, Congress failed to reauthorize the 10-year... (GunPolicy.org)

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