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For Many Without Guns, Attack Was A Call To Arms

Wednesday, October 3, 2001

Fear of suspected terrorists living in their communities and the threat of more attacks caused a surge in gun sales in the days after Sept. 11, according to gun dealers and law enforcement statistics.

Read Original at: Washington Post Online


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