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United States

24 September 2002

Hawk Eye (Idaho)

WEST BURLINGTON, Idaho — Gun advocates were forced to sit silently Monday as a divided city council passed an ordinance barring weapons in municipal buildings. The new ordinance makes it a crime punishable by up to 30 days imprisonment and a $200 fine for an unauthorized person "to carry, possess or display any weapon" or firearm within any structure "owned, leased or otherwise occupied by the city." The measure passed by a 4 to 1 margin, with Councilman Dan Hockett... (

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