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9 September 2016

Atlantic (USA)

After several years during which fights to expand background checks dominated the agenda of the gun reform movement, advocates are encouraging sympathetic state legislators to also consider more targeted strategies that they say could prevent shootings by people deemed at risk of harming themselves or others. About a dozen states appear poised in their upcoming legislative sessions to consider bills that would create "risk-based" gun-removal laws. Such measures allow... (

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