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Gun Policy News, 28 December 1998

United States

28 December 1998

Portland Business Journal; Guest Notebook

Dec. 1 was the opening day of deer hunting season in Pennsylvania. It was also the last day that 34-year-old Neil M. Jespersen went hunting. Jespersen died in the woods. He died because he made the decision to traipse over rough terrain accompanied by a 12-year-old kid. A 12-year-old kid with a gun. The kid was his son, at the minimum age for a hunting license in hunting-crazy Pennsylvania. The kid carried a rifle of a caliber powerful enough to bring down a large... (

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