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Women are far more receptive to gun control: 65 percent of women favor stronger gun laws

By Alison Fairbrother

In 16 states and the District of Columbia, where background checks are mandated, 38 percent fewer women are shot to death by their partners, 39 percent fewer on-duty police officers are killed and 49 percent fewer people commit suicide with guns, according to billionaire Michael Bloomberg’s new advocacy group.

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If you are very attentive, and live in one of those places where regular state and local political news coverage survives, you may catch snippets of information about state legislative races in your area. More likely, you will see paid advertising or receive direct-mail involving such contests. That’s a shame.

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The president shares responsibility if no action taken on chemical-plant safety

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