• FAMILIES OF MASSACRE VICTIMS CLING TO GUN-CONTROL LEGACY

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    LONDON: As Britain marks the 20th anniversary of a school massacre on Sunday, survivors and victims’ families cling to tighter gun control as a positive legacy as the issue swirls in the United States. The 1996 shooting in the quiet, cathedral town of Dunblane in central Scotland, which left 17 people dead, spurred prime ministers John Major and Tony Blair into introducing some of the world’s toughest gun laws. With the question of gun control featuring in the US presidential campaign, some in Dunblane hope the memory of their loved ones will live on through their successful campaign to ban handguns.

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