No guns at home, so Japanese shoot 'em up in Guam

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Guam Gun Tourism
In this photo taken on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, Japanese tourists are taught how to fire a rifle at the Western Frontier Village range in Tamuning, Guam. For many tourists from Japan, the biggest thrill is the chance to shoot a gun at one of Guam's ubiquitous ranges, dozens of which are tucked between upscale shopping centers. The U.S. territory of Guam - a tropical island often described as a cheaper version of Hawaii - has long been the perfect place to put guns in the hands of tourists, especially from Japan, where gun ownership is tightly restricted and handguns are banned. Despite a shared sense of shock over the recent rampage by a gunman at America's Sandy Hook Elementary School, the gun tourism business here is as brisk as ever. (AP Photo/Eric Talmadge)