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  •  Wow. Contrast that with today, where the... (4+ / 0-)

    ...very same AR-15 Bushmaster used at Sandy Hook Elementary seems to be the most sought after item.

    In congressional hearings that soon followed, NRA Executive Vice-President Frankin Orth supported a ban in mail-order sales, saying, “We do think that any sane American, who calls himself an American, can object to placing into this bill the instrument which killed the president of the United States.”
    (And I'm assuming that there's a missing negation somewhere in the quoted sentence.)

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