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United States

15 July 2009

New Orleans Times-Picayune (Louisiana)

BATON ROUGE — At the request of the National Rifle Association, Gov. Bobby Jindal has vetoed a bill that would have made it a crime to illegally carry firearms within 1,000 feet of a sanctioned parade or demonstration. "The National Rifle Association and others have requested (a) veto of this bill in part because it does not exempt firearm carriers with a valid (state-issued) permit… Or unintentional violators," Jindal said in his veto message. He said he has... (

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