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The NRA opposes court orders that take away guns in domestic-violence cases
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By Pat Cunningham
March 18, 2013 12:25 p.m.


It seems not to bother the National Rifle Association that nearly half the women killed in this country die at the hands of domestic partners.


 Early last year, after a series of frightening encounters with her former husband, Stephanie Holten went to court in Spokane, Wash., to obtain a temporary order for protection.

Her former husband, Corey Holten, threatened to put a gun in her mouth and pull the trigger, she wrote in her petition. He also said he would “put a cap” in her if her new boyfriend “gets near my kids.” In neat block ...

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