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12 May 2009

Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The Senate on Tuesday backed an amendment that would allow people to carry loaded guns in national parks and wildlife refuges. Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., sponsored the measure, which he said would protect the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens. The amendment allows firearms in parks and wildlife refuges, as long as they are allowed by federal, state and local law. "If an American citizen has a right to carry a firearm in their state, it... (GunPolicy.org)

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