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16 August 2001

Washington Times

Montgomery County, Maryland's health department began its second annual gun-lock giveaway yesterday with a whimper more than a bang, handing out a couple dozen of the 600 locks at the county's agricultural fair. The free locks, which cost county taxpayers about $6 each, drew mostly women and parents who had to claim county residency gun ownership, complete a questionnaire and promise to use them. "You look like a gun owner to me," proclaimed Linda Warren, sounding and... (

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