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United States

16 September 2009

Associated Press

AKRON, Pennsylvania — The Republican mayor of a Pennsylvania town says he resigned from a national organization opposing illegal weapons after the National Rifle Association launched a mail campaign labeling him "anti-gun." John McBeth is the mayor of Akron in Lancaster County. He says he left the group Mayors Against Illegal Guns following an NRA mailing and a flurry of phone calls from constituents. McBeth said he was looking for new crime-fighting ideas when he... (GunPolicy.org)

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