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United States

15 January 2011

San Francisco Chronicle

What do Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, football player Plaxico Burress and two-thirds of America's cops have in common? They've all used Glock handguns, the firearm used to deadly effect in the Tucson killings. The semiautomatic is treasured by thugs, gun enthusiasts and police departments. Add this sad oddity: Giffords, now badly wounded by one, remarked last year, "I have a Glock 9mm, and I'm a pretty good shot." Made in a small Austrian town, Glocks are reliable,... (

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