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Eric Garcetti and David Bohnett: How our city can best react to shootings

AMERICANS across the country are still mourning the killings in Tucson. Our prayers continue for the recovery of the survivors, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, and we are inspired by the courage of those who stepped in to stop the shooting and aid the victims.

At the same time, we are reminded that our nation is in peril from the insidious and pervasive threat of gun violence and an aggressive gun lobby.

Can Los Angeles lead the nation in change? We think so.

When nerves are raw, emotions high, and debate still in full swing, there is a window for people of good will to unite in

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