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United States

17 March 2000


WASHINGTON — With some 30 state, city and local governments threatening legal action against firearms manufacturers to recover the damages caused by gun violence, the nation's top gun maker agreed Friday to change its marketing, manufacturing and design practices in order save its financial life. Connecticut-based Smith & Wesson agreed to include child safety locks, ensure background checks both at retail stores and gun shows and take so-called ballistic fingerprints... (

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