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  • Gavin Newsom: "After San Bernardino... people are fed up with the NRA"

    "After San Bernardino... People are fed up with the NRA," Gavin Newsom said during a meeting with The Sacramento Bee editorial board in February 2016.

"After San Bernardino... People are fed up with the NRA," Gavin Newsom said during a meeting with The Sacramento Bee editorial board in February 2016. Hector Amezcua The Sacramento Bee
"After San Bernardino... People are fed up with the NRA," Gavin Newsom said during a meeting with The Sacramento Bee editorial board in February 2016. Hector Amezcua The Sacramento Bee
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

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Politicians protect rights of accused, not law-abiding gun owners

August 21, 2016 6:00 AM

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