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16 April 2009

Associated Press

JUNEAU, Alaska — The state House has approved a bill exempting guns and ammunition manufactured and kept within Alaska from federal firearms regulation, a measure critics immediately said was unconstitutional. The House Thursday voted 32-7 in favor of the Alaska Firearms Freedom Act sponsored by Fairbanks Republican Mike Kelly and 10 co-sponsors. Kelly says the measure will let Alaska opt out of federal regulation, including interstate commerce law used to regulate... (

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