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March 7, 2013 | By Melissa Healy
Research on gun violence is staging a roaring comeback in the nation's leading medical journals, with a study published this week linking the strength of states' gun laws to varying rates of gun violence across the United States. The new study, published "Online First" by JAMA Internal Medicine, looked at rates of violent deaths over four years -- from 2007 to 2010 -- and looked at how their distribution related to the patchwork of state laws governing gun ownership. It found that in those states with the most restrictive gun laws, rates of violent deaths were significantly lower than in those that had the least stringent laws on their books.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 22, 1994
I pose this question to National Rifle Assn. members and their supporters: If you could save one child's life, would you give up your guns? ROBERT L. FOX Los Angeles
OPINION
December 15, 1991
People say "guns kill people." The National Rifle Assn. says "people kill people." Isn't it time for people to kill guns? JOHN ALEXANDERS San Diego
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 17, 1993
The decision by the city of Torrance to close the basketball court at Columbia Regional Park because of gunfire has sent the National Rifle Assn. scrambling to revise its position to read: "Guns don't kill people, people don't kill people, BASKETBALL COURTS KILL PEOPLE." ALAN GUTTMAN Gardena
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