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United States

24 January 2004

Decatur Daily (Alabama)

The National Rifle Association historically opposes almost all gun-control measures, but recent activity suggests it might remain silent if the Alabama Legislature enacts a law requiring the state to share mental commitment records with the federal database used for gun checks. Sen. Tom Butler, D-Madison, and Rep. Tommy Carter, D-Elkmont, said in the aftermath of the recent shooting deaths of two Athens policemen that they support the concept of adding state mental... (

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