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Gun Policy News, 13 January 2001

United States

13 January 2001

Guardian (UK)

George W Bush's nominee to be the next US attorney general has been linked to an extremist pro-gun lobbying group which believes that the answer to America's school shootings is to allow pupils to be armed in the classroom. The revelation that former senator John Ashcroft has recent links with the militant Gun Owners of America (GOA) group is the latest twist in an increasingly impassioned partisan battle over a nomination which has become a major trial of political... (GunPolicy.org)

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