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By Edward McClelland

Opinion: If The St. Valentine's Day Massacre Happened Today

Opinion: If The St. Valentine's Day Massacre Happened Today

In 1929, the murder of seven gangsters was so shocking it led to a constitutional amendment to overturn Prohibition. Now that mass shootings are a common feature of American life, it would be no big deal. Read »

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