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11 March 2002

Los Angeles Times, Opinion

John R. Lott Jr. is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and the author of More Guns, Less Crime (University of Chicago Press, 2000). His timing wasn't the best. The morning after U.S. Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta announced that he opposed letting airline pilots have guns to guard their cockpits though he might consider stun guns the Washington Post reported a declining number of federal air marshals are aboard flights using Reagan... (

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