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11 December 2013

United Press International

WASHINGTON - The list of people not allowed to own a gun in the United States should be expanded to include those convicted of a violent misdemeanor, a study recommends. It should also include restrictions of up to 10 years for people subject to temporary domestic-violence restraining orders, in contrast to the current federal standard of a permanent restraining order, said the study by the Consortium for Risk-Based Firearm Policy, a group of researchers, practitioners... (

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