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Hinckley's shooting of Reagan used to sell gun control

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Politics,Paul Bedard,Washington Secrets
John Hinckley Jr.'s assassination attempt on former President Ronald Reagan, which has its 32nd anniversary Saturday, is now being used by gun control advocates to urge wavering lawmakers to back universal background checks that include blocking weapon sales to those with a record of mental health problems. "People like the one who shot Ronald Reagan shouldn't have access to a gun," says a new...