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United States

24 January 2001

Oakland Press (Michigan)

Two weeks into an ambitious petition drive, 80,000 signatures have been gathered in a bid to block a law enabling more people to carry concealed handguns. That's more than half the signatures petition drive participants say they need to head off the law's July 1 effective date and to instead put the controversial issue on the ballot in 2002. Last month, the Legislature approved a law requiring county gun boards to award permits to most applicants age 21 and older... (

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