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7 January 2008

Macon Telegraph (Georgia) / AP

ATLANTA — A showdown between Georgia's powerful business interests and the national gun rights lobby is heating up again at the state Capitol and both sides came out firing on Monday. Wayne LaPierre, head of the National Rifle Association, made a rare appearance in Atlanta to push for passage of a bill that would protect the rights of employees to leave a licensed firearm in their cars while at work. The Georgia Chamber of Commerce is pushing back hard, arguing that... (

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