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31 January 2003

Washington Post, Editorial

It's frightening enough that Virginia law allows customers to pack heat in public places where alcohol is served if their holstered weapons are in full view. But every year some lawmaker with a posse of National Rifle Association lobbyists presses hard for the repeal of a ban on bringing hidden weapons to such establishments. For the third year in a row it's Del. R. Lee Ware Jr. of Powhatan at the ready, stressing his belief in the importance to public safety of the... (

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