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United States

10 January 2011

Wall Street Journal

Under federal and Arizona law, a mentally ill person is barred from purchasing a gun if a court has deemed that person a danger. And in hindsight, there is evidence of Mr. Loughner's disturbed mental state. At Pima Community College, Mr. Loughner had five contacts with campus police. The school suspended him last year and said he couldn't return unless he obtained clearance from a mental-health professional that indicated his presence wouldn't pose a danger to himself... (GunPolicy.org)

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