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United States

28 January 2011

Baltimore Sun

Standing over a table of handguns similar to those recently seized by police, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake urged Baltimore residents Friday to help her lobby to increase jail time for those caught with illegal guns. "We all know we need to do more," Rawlings-Blake said, as she called for state legislators to change current laws, which "support our culture of tolerance." The city has seen a drop in gun crime in recent years. Last year ended with 223 homicides — the... (

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