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United States

22 July 2009

Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh)

Stymied by state law that insists only Harrisburg has the right to enact controls on guns despite the pressing individual needs of municipalities, Pittsburgh and other local governments have been doing what they can — defending modest ordinances requiring the reporting of lost or stolen guns to curtail "straw purchases" of firearms by criminals. That battle is now in the state courts, where the National Rifle Association is finding the going unusually tough for an... (

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