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Ashcroft and gun control; Bush's right wing approach(1 post)

Ashcroft and gun control; Bush's right wing approachMJ
Dec 15, 2001 8:34 AM
link to whole article

http://www.guardian.co.uk/bush/story/0,7369,618202,00.html

below is from second paragraph

"But America is still America. Since the September 11 attacks, some 500 suspects have been detained. The FBI thought it a good idea to check whether any of them had bought weapons. But the justice department, under attorney general John Ashcroft, is refusing to deliver the relevant records. In other words, discovering whether or not the detainees have purchased guns is somehow considered a greater violation of their civil liberties than locking them up in jail without charge."

...maybe they were in a state militia...