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14 September 2008

Washington Post

D.C. officials, coping with a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that threw out the city's handgun ban, have drafted legislation that would do away with several remaining firearms restrictions, including safe-storage requirements and a provision that bars ownership of semiautomatic pistols. The legislation could come up for a vote in the D.C. Council as early as Tuesday — the same day the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on a bill that would virtually end... (

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