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The 2004 Hunt: Presidential Candidates On Guns

Tuesday, November 18, 2003

Democratic presidential candidates have recently taken up a new calling: offering advice to hunters. Governor Howard Dean supports extending the assault-weapons ban next year "because I never met a hunter who needed an AK-47 to shoot a deer." Senator John Kerry offered, "When I go out there and hunt, I`m going out there with a 12-gauge shotgun, not an assault weapon." The most-charitable interpretation is that the ban`s proponents know nothing about guns.

Read Original at: John R. Lott.com

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