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29 June 2007

New York Sun

In a blow to Mayor Bloomberg's campaign against illegal guns, a Senate committee yesterday voted 19-10 to pass an amendment that mandates prison time for police officers who use federal gun-trace data for anything except specific investigations. Mr. Bloomberg responded to the vote with a harsh statement, saying the senators who voted for the amendment made America less safe. "Today's vote … showed Congress at its most craven, buckling to pressure from the gun lobby... (GunPolicy.org)

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