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12 September 2013

Washington Post

JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri — Missouri legislators who appeared locked and loaded for a high-stakes fight with U.S. officials over gun-control policies backed away from a showdown at the last moment by sustaining a veto of a bill attempting to invalidate certain federal firearms laws. The Republican-backed bill ultimately was doomed by the top GOP leaders of the state Senate, who cited concerns that the measure could have hindered local law enforcement efforts and... (

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