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United States

14 January 2003

Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Georgia), Opinion

I never knew my grandfather. My mother was only 3 when her 28-year-old father was shot and killed. He was cleaning his gun and did not realize it was loaded. My grandfather had bought the gun for protection, since he owned a dry cleaning business. Instead of protecting him and his family, this gun ruined the lives of his wife and three small children. Guns destroy too many innocent men, women and children. We need strict gun control laws to reduce the number of guns... (

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