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8 August 2006

Los Angeles Times

Alarmed by what police describe as a flood of illegal firearms on the streets of Los Angeles, a City Council panel recommended Monday that residents be required to tell the LAPD within 48 hours if a gun has been stolen or lost. Councilman Jack Weiss, chairman of the Public Safety Committee, said such a law would stymie "straw buyers" — people who purchase guns for minors, felons and others who are not legally authorized to carry firearms. "When cops investigate the... (

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