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United States

19 February 2009

Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St Paul)

Gun control advocates are taking another stab at changing a state law that allows people to buy handguns and assault rifles without a background check from unlicensed dealers. A similar bill got nowhere in the legislature last year, but chief sponsor Rep. Michael Paymar, DFL-St. Paul, said he hopes tweaks in the bill's language will satisfy the measure's opponents. "It's a good bill, a simple one designed to keep dangerous guns out of the hands of dangerous people,"... (

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