Since that point in Massachusetts, we’ve reduced gun deaths by 40 percent. We’re an urban state with the lowest gun death rate in the nation and the lowest cost of gun violence. We’ve done it without banning most guns. I believe that there is a way to work within the Second Amendment and save lives without infringing on law-abiding gun owners.
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