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May 30, 2013 3:52 PM

Gun lobby’s victory has changed the dynamic

The National Rifle Association has portrayed the eminently reasonable push for broader background checks as the first step toward the eventual confiscation of all firearms. That’s part and parcel of the NRA’s long history of ridiculous slippery slope-ism, where even small moves toward more sensible gun laws are portrayed as dangerous steps toward tyranny.

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