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    :: Tuesday, August 16, 2005 ::

    Worker right or workplace danger? - The Christian Science Monitor
    Although workplace homicides have declined dramatically in the past decade, weapons bans do appear to make workers safer, according to a recent study. Among hundreds of North Carolina companies surveyed, those that permitted guns to be brought to work saw a risk of homicide five times greater than companies that banned guns at work. 'We saw a statistically significant increase in the chances of having a killing in any workplace that permitted guns,' says Dana Loomis, professor of epidemiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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