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2 April 2002

Christian Science Monitor

SAN FRANCISCO — Months after many members of a frightened nation rushed to gun shops seeking security in triggers and steel, mounting evidence suggests that the gun-buying spree is over. For decades, handgun sales in particular have been a barometer of public fear — rising and falling in lock step with crime rates and riots. So the drop is, on one hand, a sign of how America has acclimated to its new normal. Yet it is also part of a broader, and perhaps more... (GunPolicy.org)

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