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United States

26 January 2003

Associated Press

SACRAMENTO, California — Two related California studies to be released this week conclude it is currently impractical to catalog the ballistic "fingerprints" of every firearm in the state. Recording every firearm made and sold in the nation's most populous state could be overwhelming, according to an internal California Department of Justice report obtained last fall by The Associated Press. Supporters of a proposed nationwide database fear the report, combined with... (

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