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13 August 2009

Reuters, Column

New York's billionaire mayor, Michael Bloomberg, is stepping in where President Barack Obama fears to tread — confronting America's powerful gun lobby. In the country that holds a commanding global lead in civilian gun ownership, it promises to be a hard fight. No matter how it goes, America's position at the top of the list of gun-owning nations looks secure. Up to 280 million guns are estimated to be in private hands and the arsenal is growing year by year. On a... (GunPolicy.org)

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