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United States

23 January 2008

Virginian-Pilot (Virginia)

RICHMOND — Three bills that would have restricted where Virginians can carry guns were defeated in 10-5 votes in the Senate Local Government committee Tuesday. Two of those measures were introduced by Sen. Mamie Locke, D-Hampton. A measure that Locke said was requested by Newport News would have allowed local governments to restrict the carrying of guns in libraries, even by individuals with permits for concealed weapons. Locke's other bill would have prevented... (

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