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United States

24 February 2010

Oregonian (Portland)

SALEM -- Lawmakers scrambled Wednesday to fix what they called a "mistake" in a bill from last year that vastly broadened rights of convicted felons to obtain a license to own a gun in Oregon. But opposition from the gun lobby quickly doused all but a single tweak: Felons must make their requests to a Circuit Court judge instead of a justice of the peace. Language in a 2009 bill inadvertently changed state law to allow felons to apply to have their gun rights... (

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