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    Rahm: Time to Change Gun Laws

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    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Saturday joined politicians calling for new gun-control measures in the wake of the shooting in Newtown, Conn. “There is no parent and no grandparent in America that is not a resident to Sandy Hook, Connecticut,” the former White House chief of staff said. A ban on carrying concealed weapons in Illinois was overturned by an appeals court just last week. “There is nobody that had their child last night, that didn’t hold them a little closer, pull them in a little tighter, didn't hug them a little more,” Emanuel said.

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