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20 September 2007

Philadelphia Inquirer

HARRISBURG — With Philadelphia approaching its 300th homicide of the year, District Attorney Lynne M. Abraham was back before a House committee yesterday pleading for tougher state gun laws. It was her second appearance before the House Judiciary Committee in five months. Abraham asked the committee to support a bill making it more difficult for people to make "straw" purchases of handguns. "It's another mechanism for law enforcement to intervene in illegal... (GunPolicy.org)

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