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Chris Murphy: Facts Do Support Tougher Gun Laws

Chris Murphy: Facts Do Support Tougher Gun Laws

Oct. 18, The Hartford Courant reprinted an article from The Washington Post, "Murphy Vs. Gun Facts," criticizing me for statements claiming that tougher gun laws save lives. The team behind the piece has long been critical of the utility of tougher guns laws and omitted important facts from the piece. So, I was disappointed that The Courant didn't provide me with the opportunity to make my case or try to independently verify The Post's claims before reprinting its inaccurate article.

The truth is this — tougher gun laws do save lives, and there's an overwhelming body of research...

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