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10 January 2011

National Public Radio (USA)

On November 30, Jared Lee Loughner went to a Sportman's Warehouse in Tuscon, Ariz., and purchased a Glock 19 semiautomatic weapon, after passing an instant background check. He allegedly used that weapon in the January 8 shooting rampage that killed at least six people and wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) and 13 others in Tuscon. Arizona's gun laws, among the most lenient in the country, allowed Loughner to conceal and carry his firearm without a permit,... (GunPolicy.org)

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