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United States

11 December 2002

Los Angeles Times

SACRAMENTO — A legislative advocate of tighter gun controls has introduced a bill requiring that the "ballistic fingerprint" of the hundreds of thousands of handguns, rifles and shotguns sold in California be registered with state Department of Justice. The bill, SB 35, by Sen. Jack Scott (D-Altadena) would create a state database operated by the Department of Justice that could be tapped by police to match the unique characteristics of bullets and cartridges with... (

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