Experiments with truth: 11/15/10

    • A coalition of local faith and community groups in District Heights, Maryland gathered near a gun dealer on Saturday to pray for him and call for him to abide by a 10-point code of conduct for responsible firearms sales. Police have traced more than 2,500 guns used in crimes in the past 18 years back to this one dealer.
    • Work at a coal loading rail depot in Scotland was disrupted by environmental campaigners last week after they attached themselves to the conveyor belt and the front gate to protest open cast mining.


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