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19 April 2004

San Francisco Chronicle

WASHINGTON — The two sides in the Senate debate over extending the decade-old ban on assault weapons are convinced of the bill's value — and both think they have the numbers to prove it. "We got the bill passed a decade ago, and America has been safer for it," argued Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the California Democrat who pushed through the original bill in the face of roaring opposition from the National Rifle Association and its allies. "In fact, the percentage of... (GunPolicy.org)

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