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4 June 1999

Associated Press

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana — A bill intended to thwart New Orleans' landmark lawsuit against gun manufacturers awaits the approval of Gov. Mike Foster, who promised to sign it into law "as soon as it hits my desk." "The problem with all the national gun legislation is that it won't stop violence," Foster said Thursday. "The way to stop violence is to put people in jail who use guns. There's just not enough prosecution." The bill, which passed the state Senate on... (

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