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United States

12 June 2007

Newsday (New York)

WASHINGTON — Rep. Carolyn McCarthy's long-proposed legislation to toughen the nation's background check system for gun buyers may finally become a reality, with the help of a fellow Democrat who's a friend of the gun lobby. In an agreement that would become the first federal gun legislation in 13 years, Democrats came to terms Friday with the National Rifle Association on a bill to reward states for participating in the National Instant Check System — or punish... (

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