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7 November 2008

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

An unequivocal "no" from the state Attorney General's Office is often enough to shoot down a city proposal. Not so with a move by Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels to ban legally permitted handguns from city-owned parks and buildings, an effort that, if successful, could shatter a 47-year-old state prohibition against cities' regulation of firearms. The Mayor's Office continues to build a case for the ban despite an Oct. 14 opinion issued by Attorney General Rob McKenna's... (

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