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16 November 2006

Associated Press

GREENLEAF, Idaho — After seeing the chaos of Hurricane Katrina, a city councilor in this tiny Idaho town founded by pacifist Quakers came up with a novel idea. Ordinance 208, passed by the City Council on Tuesday, asks Greenleaf's 862 residents who do not object on religious or other grounds to keep a gun at home in case they are overrun by refugees from disasters like Katrina. "This is not an 'it'll never happen here kind of thing,'" said Steven Jett, the... (GunPolicy.org)

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