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11 January 2000

Arizona Republic

Actor Charlton Heston did not mention guns during his invocation before the state House of Representatives on Monday. Instead, the president of the National Rifle Association railed against political correctness and urged lawmakers to "take the uphill road" as leaders like the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. had done before them. "I wish for you the courage to be unpopular," said Heston, who made his brief remarks at the invitation of House Speaker Jeff Groscost, R-Mesa.... (

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