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March 2023
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I never hunted in my life and am seventyone years old, and it has only been in very recent years that I even ever owned a gun … of any kind. … In 1918 I didn’t need a firearm … the Republic I was then living under well protected me. The criminal knew he didn’t have a chance against justice. Today I haven’t a chance against the criminal. The standards of this once-great nation have been reversed to that extent.

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Stories published from "February 1971"

Authored by: Barbara Rotundo

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Authored by: The Editors

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Edited and with an introduction

Authored by: The Editors

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