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United States

27 August 2001

Los Angeles Times

SACRAMENTO — Don't call it a "license." Call it a "permit." Better yet, a "safety certificate." With that semantical tweak, you just might get Gov. Gray Davis' signature on what's left of a bill to license handgun buyers. Probably get it, in fact. But it's still not a done deal. "I guess 'license' is a little more inflammatory than 'safety certificate,' " notes Sen. Jack Scott (D-Altadena), author of the bill. "I'm not interested in what we call it. I'm interested... (GunPolicy.org)

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