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Australia,United States

12 January 2011

Sydney Morning Herald, Opinion

At the most direct level, the explanation for the shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and the murders of six others, including a child and a judge, lies in the mind of the deranged perpetrator. We might ponder how easily the suspect became one of the 40 per cent plus of Americans who own a firearm. There is a strong correlation between the number of guns in a society and deaths resulting from them. Although we should not leap to simple explanations, it is... (

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