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United States

17 October 2008

Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA — Pennsylvania's gun laws got tougher Friday as Gov. Ed Rendell signed a bill increasing the mandatory sentence for anyone convicted of shooting a firearm at a police officer and for crimes committed with illegally purchased guns. Rendell signed the wide-reaching bill at the Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police lodge. "It's a good day for Pennsylvania and a great day for law enforcement," said Philadelphia District Attorney Lynne Abraham, who pushed... (

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