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7 July 2009

Newsday (New York)

Local politicians and activists expressed concern Tuesday about reports that handgun sales and permit applications have increased in recent months. Officials and gun sellers offer a variety of reasons, but police and state figures show that so far this year, pistol applications on Long Island are up 50 percent over last year. One reason cited is the fear that a Democratic president and Congress could legislatively snatch away access to guns, local gun shop owners... (

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