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United States

22 June 2006

KABC-TV News (Los Angeles)

LOS ANGELES — Thousands of guns confiscated in Los Angeles County were melted down at a Southland foundry Thursday to be recycled into rebar. 'These weapons are an example of the firepower that law enforcement personnel throughout the nation face on a daily basis,' Sheriff Lee Baca said as he held a Mac-11 semiautomatic pistol. 'All these weapons will be melted into construction steel to become freeways, parks, hospitals and schools,' he said. More than 6,000... (

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