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4 November 2011

Christian Science Monitor

WASHINGTON - Top military officials are speaking out against a new law backed by the National Rifle Association, which they fear will increase the danger of suicide among US troops. The measure prohibits commanders from being able to "collect or record any information" about private firearms owned by US troops living off base. The Army's No. 2 officer, Gen. Peter Chiarelli, expressed concern this week that this law amounts to a prohibition on commanders engaging in... (

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