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12 April 2002

Oregonian (Portland)

In what appears to be a national first, a Portland gun group is offering free handgun training to any battered woman who wants it a defensive strike against homicidal men and what it sees as a growing push for gun control in Oregon. Thomas Lee Anderson, a former community college philosophy professor who founded the Portland Firearms Training Team, says at least a half-dozen women have signed up for the daylong class, designed to teach even a tiny woman with shaking... (

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