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7 March 2012

USA Today

Legislatures in a dozen states are considering laws that would eliminate requirements that residents obtain permits to carry concealed weapons. Gun-control advocates view the efforts as part of a long-range strategy to eventually weaken gun laws across the country. But supporters say armed, law-abiding citizens prevent crime. Andrew Arulanandam, policy director for the National Rifle Association's Institute for Legislative Action, which supports these legislative... (

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