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4 April 2004

Associated Press

CHICAGO — The Rev. Jesse Jackson said Sunday that one way to honor the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is to renew the federal ban on assault weapons. "A shot rang out from a high-powered rifle and Father King was killed," Jackson said during a vigil and rally in downtown Chicago. The federal ban on manufacturing and importing at least 19 types of military-style assault weapons expires Sept. 13. Congress must renew it and President Bush must sign it if it... (

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