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United States

11 January 2011

Toronto Star (Ontario)

America has recoiled in horror over the shooting rampage in Arizona but throughout the country some 30,000 people die each year of gunshot wounds — about one-third of the 98,000 who are shot. The most recent violence has turned the spotlight once again on a system that fuels gun crime and, say some, is giving in to an "extremist" minority of gun advocates at the expense of national safety. "We need more sensible laws, and we need a change in social norms," says... (

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