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"You know that line, 'guns don’t kill people, people kill people?' It’s true, so far as it goes," writes Ezra Klein on The Washington's Post Wonkblog. "But in the United States, when people decide to kill people, or kill themselves, they typically reach for a gun."

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On June 9, 2006, three inmates at the US military's prison camp in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba -- 37-year-old Yemeni Salah Ahmed Al-Salami and two Saudis, 30-year-old Mani Shaman Al-Utaybi and 22-year-old Yasser Talal Al-Zahrani -- died, supposedly by hanging themselves in their cells However, the official account has now been challenged (continued) .

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