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15 September 2009

Portland Press Herald (Maine), Opinion

Recently, Karen D'Andrea, the new director of Maine Citizens Against Handgun Violence, wrote an impassioned letter to the editor detailing the need for background checks for all gun purchases. Unfortunately, her letter was given the erroneous headline, "Private sales of guns shouldn't be permitted." This is exactly the false and misleading rhetoric the gun lobby uses to scare people away from supporting sensible gun laws. Requiring a background check on all gun sales... (

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