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22 August 2002

Boston Globe

A picture on the front of The Boston Globe's City & Region section last week showed a group of women waiting to apply for firearm identification cards at the District 14 police station in Brighton. They were in a line, the accompanying news story noted, that stretched the length of two corridors. By the time a reporter arrived to interview the applicants, some of them had been standing in that line for more than two hours. "Rising fear, triggered by a string of sexual... (

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