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Gun Policy News, 3 April 2011

United States

3 April 2011

Indianapolis Star (Indiana)

Jim Bolin was as shocked as anyone else in Morgan County to hear about the shooting of a teen at Martinsville's West Middle School. But he's not shocked enough to get rid of his guns -- even though he and his wife are raising five children younger than 5 in their Mooresville home. "I think if people are responsible and they're not criminals, they're allowed to have guns, they should have all they want," Bolin said. "Back when I first had guns, I had two daughters... (

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United States

3 April 2011

Arizona Daily Star, Column

Let's cut through the veil. The most stirring part of Monday's rally for gun reforms was its irrelevancy. It wasn't the choked words of Ross Zimmerman, whose son, Gabe, was killed in our January shooting. It wasn't the impassioned pleas to prevent gun violence spoken softly by petite Patricia Maisch, who snatched the ammo magazine from suspect Jared Lee Loughner. None of it mattered. Not with a crowd of maybe 50 people outside the downtown library. Not when the stars... (

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