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10 January 2001

Chicago Sun-Times

The co-sponsor of Chicago's 1983 handgun freeze said Tuesday that the ordinance has been a sham, throwing his weight behind a long-stalled plan to reopen handgun registration in the city. "Jane Byrne got a bug up her nose when the pope got shot, and that's what we're living with today," said Ald. Edward M. Burke (14th), former chairman of the City Council's Police Committee. "There's thousands of law-abiding citizens out there who have guns but are unable to register... (

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