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Reality Check: Are calls for stricter gun laws really about guns?

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In the days after the Connecticut school shooting, there has been a lot of talk about the need for gun control laws to be more strict across the nation.

This is a highly charged issue.  Some say stricter laws would protect the innocent. Others say it would do nothing but take guns away from law abiding citizens. 

Tonight we investigate the numbers in a Reality Check you won't see anywhere else,

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Sources:  

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/10/18/friends-still-let-friends-drive-drunk/

http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/2011/jan/10/gun-crime-us-state

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