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16 January 2011

Associated Press

Sen. Chuck Schumer says if someone admits illegal drug use to a federal official, he should not be allowed to buy a gun. The New York Democrat suggests that military recruiters and other officials report admissions of drug use to a national database. Schumer says Jared Loughner's alleged drug use could have prevented his purchase of a gun. Loughner is accused of killing six people in Tucson, Ariz., and shooting congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. A military official in... (GunPolicy.org)

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