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11 January 2011

Agence France Presse

TUCSON, Arizona — Months before she was shot in the head, US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords won a tight re-election battle vowing to be "moderate" -- including by staunchly backing the right to own guns. As she lies in critical condition, some are publicly questioning the gun-slinging culture of the American West where weapons at restaurants do not cause a second glance and opposition to guns is considered political suicide. Jared Loughner, 22, who shot Giffords... (GunPolicy.org)

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