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24 August 2001

Washington Times

The Washington, D.C.-based Violence Policy Center has filed a friend-of-the-court brief supporting Montgomery County's decision to withhold funding from facilities that host gun shows. Gun-show promoter Frank Krasner is suing the county to stop the law from going into effect, arguing, among other points, that it violates commercial speech rights protected by the First Amendment. Similar cases have been won with similar arguments, and a federal judge last month issued... (

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