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18 April 2007

Associated Press

Gun-control efforts in recent years have focused on renewing a federal ban on assault-type weapons that expired in 2004 and requiring background checks for buyers at gun shows. Those efforts have fallen short. Gun-rights advocates prevailed with a law shielding gun-makers and dealers from civil lawsuits brought by victims of gun violence. A look at positions and records of the presidential candidates on gun control: DEMOCRATS: Delaware Sen. Joe Biden: Voted for ban... (GunPolicy.org)

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