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24 December 2006

Daily News Journal (Murfreesboro, TN)

In 1982, a 28-year-old [Ronnie G.] Barrett made the first semiautomatic .50-caliber rifle available - a gun that would come to be named the M107… Since then, Barrett has made himself into a internationally renowned gun manufacturer, supplying weapons to about 50 governments around the world, including the United States… With a maximum range of five miles, and good accuracy at thousands of meters, the 32-pound gun has the ability to stop humans or vehicles in their... (GunPolicy.org)

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