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6 August 2001

Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Georgia), Opinion

Angry because the Senate rejected his effort to spend another $15 million for a federal gun buyback operation, Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) snarled that the program is not a "feel-good" exercise, as some opponents had charged. He's right about that. Spending millions of dollars on a program that is universally considered one of the least effective anti-crime measures — instead of on measures that might actually reduce crime and save lives — shouldn't make anybody... (

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