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Who Will Lead on Gun Control?

Despite an upsurge of political support for stricter gun-control measures after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, in February, US federal lawmakers have done nothing. After another school shooting this week in Maryland, one wonders what can be done when national leadership fails.

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