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United States

11 January 2011

Press (Christchurch), Editorial

The Tucson shooting, in which Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head, is another tragic commentary on the poisonous political climate which has developed in the United States, allied to the country's pervasive gun culture. It is unclear why the 22-year-old opened fire with such deadly effect, slaying six bystanders, among them a federal judge and a nine-year-old girl, and wounding 14 others, including Giffords, but it does appear that the Democrat... (

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