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10 September 2008

New York Times

WASHINGTON — A bill before Congress to ease restrictions on guns in the District of Columbia would make it harder to protect federal workers, residents and the president, city and federal officials said Tuesday at a House oversight hearing. The bill, which would make it easier for residents to buy semiautomatic weapons legally, is a response to a 5-to-4 Supreme Court decision on June 26 that overturned the city's 32-year-old ban on handguns as incompatible with gun... (

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