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United States

15 January 2004


WASHINGTON — A little-noticed amendment in a $375 billion catchall federal spending bill may well constitute the opening shot in an election-year fight over gun policy, lobbyists and congressional aides said on Thursday. The amendment, backed by the National Rifle Association, requires gun purchase records destroyed in 24 hours, instead of the current 90 days, if someone passes the background check required for some gun purchases. The House passed the spending... (

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