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United States

10 January 2002

Associated Press

HARRISBURG — A Commonwealth Court panel yesterday dismissed a lawsuit by sportsmen attempting to prevent the Pennsylvania State Police from keeping records of handgun purchases in the state. The court, in a 5-2 ruling, rejected arguments that a database of handgun sales kept by the agency violates the state's 1995 Uniform Firearms Act. Gun owners and sportsmen from southwestern and eastern Pennsylvania had sued over the issue, maintaining that the computer database... (

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