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United States

29 August 2000

Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh)

HARRISBURG — Along with God-and-guns rhetoric, the Second Amendment Sisters came to a rally yesterday armed with some hard-to-believe statistics. Some 2.5 million violent crimes are prevented by armed citizens each year. More than 1,000 murders and 550 rapes are prevented each day because people carry guns in self-defense. These numbers show that guns should not be regulated more than they already are, said members of the Second Amendment Sisters, a group set up... (

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