Kerry Proposes New Program Against Gang Violence

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Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry says he would adopt a zero-tolerance policy for gang violence and spend more on programs aimed at steering urban youth away from crime, reports the Associated Press. Kerry announced his plan today in Detroit at a convention of the Urban League, which will hear tomorrow from President Bush. In prepared remarks, Kerry said: "We can do so much better, better for the communities that are living in fear because of gang violence, and better also for these young people who have a real future if we reach out to them. We need to . . .

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