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United States

24 February 2007

Boston Globe / AP

AUGUSTA, Maine — Legislators will consider a gun-control bill that would require anyone under 21 to wait 10 days before buying a rifle or shotgun. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Margaret Craven of Lewiston, is similar to one she proposed two years ago that mandated a 10-day waiting period for anyone under 22 wanting to buy a gun. Craven is sponsoring the bill with the support of Catherine Crowley of Lewiston, whose 18-year-old son killed himself with a newly purchased... (

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