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United States

7 January 2002

Associated Press

FAIRBANKS — A proposed law that would have allowed the federal government to confiscate and destroy former military rifles and other military equipment died in a House-Senate conference committee last month. Gun owner groups objected to the proposal, saying it would have outlawed private possession of everything from hunting rifles to antique military aircraft. A gun control advocate, though, said Thursday that the proposed law would have justifiably curbed access... (

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