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United States

30 March 2009

Arkansas Democrat Gazette

A bill aimed at reducing the risk of children getting shot by police cleared a state House of Representatives committee Thursday but some questioned whether it would do anything. House Bill 2160 by Rep. Fred Allen, D-Little Rock, would ban the sale of certain toy guns. The bill is called the "De Aunta Farrow Imitation Firearms Act." De Aunta, 12, was fatally shot by West Memphis police on the night of June 22, 2007. A toy that resembled a semiautomatic handgun... (

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