Gun collector Lynn Kartchner takes aim with an AK-47 assault rifle at his gun shop in Douglas, Arizona, February 29, 2008. The American affinity for guns may puzzle foreigners who link high ownership rates and liberal gun ownership laws to the 84 gun deaths and 34 gun homicides that occur in the United States each day and wonder why gun control is not an issue in the U.S. Presidential election. The owners are not just urban criminals and drug dealers. There are hunters and home security advocates, and then there are the gun collectors. Picture taken February 29, 2008. To match feature USA-GUNS/COLLECTORS REUTERS/Tim Gaynor (UNITED STATES)
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