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United States

2 May 2007

Boston Herald, Opinion

In recent weeks, issues have arisen regarding the ability of the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to share firearms trace data with the law-enforcement community. With the tragic events surrounding the criminal use of firearms, I felt the need to clarify this matter. Firearms trace data is critically important information developed by ATF to assist state and local law enforcement. This data tracks the transfer of a gun from the manufacturer... (

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