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7 January 2010

My San Antonio, Editorial

The news that someone on the U.S. government's terrorist watch list could buy a one-way ticket with cash and board a U.S.-bound aircraft with hidden explosives came as a shock to many Americans. Here's something equally shocking: Lawful residents of the U.S. who are on the watch list are permitted to buy or possess firearms under federal gun control laws. Felons can't legally buy guns. Neither can the mentally ill or nine other classes of individuals who are... (

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