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United States

19 March 2007

Newhouse News Service

A quick glance at federal gun data for Jersey City reveals most revolvers and semi-automatic weapons used by young adults in crimes in 2000 came from the South and Midwest. It would take an act of Congress to get that same data today. Or to learn the names of out-of-state firearms dealers who sell the weapons to gun traffickers. Or their "straw purchasers," who often view New Jersey as a lucrative market for illegal gun sales. That's what Jersey City officials... (

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