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United States

7 April 2004

News Journal (Delaware)

State House Majority Leader Terry Spence says he wants to send a clear message to gun-toting criminals by increasing the current three-year minimum mandatory sentences for weapons violations. He proposes Draconian legislation with sentences from 15 years for displaying a gun during a crime to life imprisonment without parole for wounding someone. Shooting a gun without wounding anyone during a felony would mandate a 25-year sentence. Some of the General Assembly's... (

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