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United States

22 January 2002

San Francisco Chronicle

The tranquility of country life ended for Leroy Clayton when a shooting range opened in 1998 on the farm next to his in eastern Georgia. Sounds like Afghanistan, Mr. Clayton says. But when the 66-year-old barber tried taking the range to court arguing that the noise rendered his farm unliveable he made a startling discovery: The Georgia Legislature had recently passed a law shielding shooting ranges from noise-related litigation. And the push to do so had come from the... (

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