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Gun Policy News, 8 November 1998

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8 November 1998

Boston Globe

WASHINGTON — Like abortion and gay rights, guns are fast becoming a wedge issue in electoral politics. In the 1998 campaigns, particularly on the East and West Coasts, opposition to gun control was used in TV attack ads and even became a litmus test for character in some of the most hotly contested statewide races across the nation, political observers said. Witness the fate of the "Dangerous Dozen," a group identified at the start of the campaign season by Sarah... (

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