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New Zealand

13 January 2000

Press (Christchurch)

WELLINGTON — Gun owners are preparing to fire all political and legal shots in their fight to prevent a possible ban on military-style, semi-automatic rifles. About 35 competitors from around the country competed for the fifth annual Charles Upham Memorial shooting championship at the Sommerville Range, Trentham, yesterday. But it could be the last national competition shoot for MSSA owners before a predicted ban on the firearms. Duty Minister Jim Sutton last week... (

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