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18 October 2008

San Francisco Chronicle

Earlier this year, the courts slapped down San Francisco's voter-approved initiative to ban the sale and possession of firearms, calling the proposition unlawful. Gun-owning residents, the National Rifle Association and other pro-gun groups, cheered. Now, it looks like those plaintiffs — well, technically their attorneys — are getting paid by city taxpayers. The city has tentatively agreed to a $380,000 settlement for lawyers' fees and other costs the plaintiffs... (

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