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2 April 2011

Indianapolis Star (Indiana), Opinion

Fellow Hoosiers sometimes ask me why a three-term Republican mayor from Fort Wayne would want to run the national Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence. The answer is simple: I learned as mayor that we make it way too easy for dangerous and irresponsible people to get guns. When violent crimes were on the rise in my city, I increased the number of police significantly, worked with neighborhood and faith-based groups, and implemented collaborative programs to help... (

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