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United States

26 January 1999

Daily Herald (Washington state)

OLYMPIA — For the first time in years, activists on opposite sides of the gun-control debate in Washington state have agreed on something: to hold adults responsible if kids get their hands on loaded firearms. Washington Ceasefire, a Seattle-based gun-control organization, has been trying for three years to persuade lawmakers to take action in memory of Whitney Graves, a Marysville girl who died in September 1996 when a playmate found and fired his parents' loaded... (

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