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18 November 2007

Philadelphia Inquirer

Gun-control bills have tended to die obscurely in the halls of the Pennsylvania Capitol, rarely requiring a legislator to cast a recorded vote. The popularity of hunting in the state, and the lobbying power of the National Rifle Association, taught legislative leaders not to bother. This week, Gov. Rendell will force a public reckoning. In a highly unusual move, the governor plans to testify Tuesday before the House Judiciary Committee to urge passage of three bills,... (

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