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It sounded like a throwaway line. Toward the end of a four-hour Senate hearing on gun violence last week, Wayne LaPierre, the National Rifle Association's executive vice president of over two decades, took a break from extolling the virtues of assault rifles and waded briefly into new territory: criminal justice reform.
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NRA spent millions in the '90s pushing the largest prison construction boom ever—& harsh sentencing to keep 'em full: http://t.co/GCgugo7P

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