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United States

14 August 2009

Hartford Courant (Connecticut), Editorial

A man with a loaded pistol strapped to his leg protested outside President Barack Obama's town hall meeting Tuesday in Portsmouth, N.H., understandably causing the Secret Service to scramble to attention. Our history of presidential assassinations — as well as the heated nature of our politics — suggests we must take seriously guns in the proximity of the president. Interviewed later, the man said he wore the firearm simply because New Hampshire law allows him to... (

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