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28 February 2011

Atlantic (USA)

State flower, state motto, state song and now … state gun? Call it shots fired. Two states have officially moved to declare state firearms in 2011, less than two months after the Arizona massacre that left six dead and Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D) grievously injured on January 8th. In both states, Utah and Arizona, the bills seem likely to become law. The Utah legislature took up a bill certifying the Browning Model 1911 automatic pistol as the official gun of Utah... (

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