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6 December 2007

Associated Press

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania — Black lawmakers from the state's urban areas, frustrated in their efforts to get a vote on gun control measures, walked out of a House session in protest Wednesday. A majority of members of the House Legislative Black Caucus, all Democrats, are from Philadelphia, where 369 people were killed this year through Monday. About 80 percent of the deaths involved handguns. "It's time for our colleagues on both sides of the aisle to understand... (

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