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US should fear its gun laws more than terrorism

The Boston Marathon bombs triggered an overreaction that contrasts with the lethargy over much more deadly threats

By Michael Cohen  /  The Observer

However, the lurking dangers all around us — the guns, our unhealthy diets, the workplaces that kill 14 Americans every single day — these are just accepted as part of life, the price of freedom, if you will. And so the violence goes, with more Americans dying preventable deaths; but hey, look on the bright side — we got those sons of bitches who blew up the marathon.

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