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15 April 2008

Albany Times-Union (New York)

ALBANY — If you're buying a handgun, there may soon be a bullet with your name on it, or at least a number on the shell casing. That's because lawmakers are poised to mandate that semiautomatic handguns sold in New York be equipped with microstamp technology that marks each cartridge casing. Proponents say it would allow police to better match weapons and cartridges. But opponents maintain the technology is unreliable, potentially costly and would not affect stolen... (

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