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18 April 2002

Oregonian (Portland)

A new radio ad urges Sen. Gordon Smith to express his support for a bill that would require backgrounds checks on buyers at gun shows nationwide. The ads, which began running throughout Oregon on Wednesday, call on Smith to support the bill, saying that terrorists have been buying guns at the shows. The ads criticize Smith for his silence on the issue, saying he should back the bill by Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Joseph Lieberman, D-Conn., because Oregon voters... (

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