Houston Chronicle Latest to Curb Handgun-Sale Ads

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http://www.editorandpublisher.com/editorandpublisher/headlines/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1914076 The Houston Chronicle is the latest in a string of major newspapers to restrict or eliminate gun advertising, Editor & Publisher magazine reports. The change was made at the request of an Iowa-based non-profit organization that wants to cut down the number of weapons sold by unlicensed dealers. The Hearst Corp.-owned Chronicle says it will stop accepting such classified handgun ads. "Groups have petitioned newspapers in the past to close what has been termed . . .

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