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No More Anniversaries: Slate Debate

In 1991, Ronald Reagan wrote, “‘Anniversary’ is a word we usually associate with happy events we like to remember… March 30, however, marks an anniversary I would just as soon forget, but cannot.” The iconic American president was writing for the New York Times in support of the Brady Bill, a gun control bill that created mandatory background checks for buying guns. The bill was named after James Brady, Reagan’s

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