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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

Overriding Common Sense

Jewish Light Editorial September 21, 2016

It now appears that gun possession is protected more stringently than voting in Missouri.That may be a slight exaggeration, but not much. The Legislature last week overrode Governor Jay Nixon’s vetoes of 13 bills, including one allowing concealed weapon...

Young israelis carrying M-16 and Tavor assault rifles on Jaffa Street in the center of the city of Jerusalem.

Despite militarized society, Israel’s strict gun laws keep civilian violence down

By Ben Sales, JTA July 24, 2012

TEL AVIV -- First-time visitors to Israel might be taken aback to see groups of armed teenagers walking through a city plaza on a weeknight, or surprised to walk into a public bathroom and see an M-16 laying across the sinks as a soldier washes his face....

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