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United States

24 April 2002

Plain Dealer (Ohio)

CINCINNATI, Ohio — A 1994 federal law that restricts access to assault rifles is riddled with loopholes that allow similar semi-automatic weapons to stay on the market, a National Rifle Association lawyer said yesterday. Lawyer Jim Warner told a three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that the federal ban should be struck down as unconstitutional because of the confusion it creates. But Assistant Attorney General Michael Raab said the banned... (

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