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1 February 2008

Virginian-Pilot (Virginia)

A bill that would restrict public access to a comprehensive list of Virginians who hold concealed handgun permits unanimously passed a House committee Friday morning. HB982 would exempt the State Police list from Freedom of Information Act requests. The bill was spurred by the publication of the list on The Roanoke Times website in March, a move widely decried by gun advocates. The bill doesn't affect public access to concealed gun permits filed at local court... (

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