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27 January 2004

Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The government will destroy records on gun buyers after one day because of a provision Rep. Todd Tiahrt, R- Goddard, inserted into the spending bill that became law last week. The length of time for keeping records will be shortened from 90 days to one day after a gun buyer passes a background check. First proposed two years ago by Attorney General John Ashcroft, the change is a victory for gun rights advocates, who argue that keeping the records is an... (

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