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3 December 2008

Tribune-Review (Pittsburgh)

It might be illegal, but Pittsburgh City Council voted, 6-1, Tuesday to fine, and possibly jail, city residents who fail to notify police within 24 hours after their guns are lost or stolen. Mayor Luke Ravenstahl refused to say whether he will use his 10-day window to veto, sign or allow the bill to become law. He said he doubts the legislation, which aims to prevent straw purchasers from lawfully buying guns and passing them on to criminals, will quell gun... (

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