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United States

26 October 2010

Tennessean (Nashville)

David Randolph Smith's path to becoming the face of opposition to Tennessee's guns-in-bars law began in Clarksville. That's where Smith, a Nashville attorney and former Vanderbilt law professor, represented a family whose 13-year-old son died after a handgun accident. Over the years, Smith would represent two other families who lost loved ones who were shot by handguns. Those experiences helped shape Smith's view of gun safety laws, for which he has become Tennessee's... (

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