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17 September 2009

Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The Senate voted yesterday to permit Amtrak passengers to transport handguns in their checked baggage. The provision, approved 68-30, seeks to give Amtrak train riders rights comparable to those of airline passengers, who are permitted to transport firearms provided that they declare they are doing so and that the arms are unloaded and in a securely locked container. "Americans should not have their Second Amendment rights restricted for any reason,... (GunPolicy.org)

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