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22 January 2002

Baltimore Sun

Gun control advocates want Maryland to require licenses and fingerprinting of people who buy handguns and assault-style rifles. During a news conference yesterday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center, leaders of state and national gun control organizations said they believe licensing would help prevent firearms from landing in the hands of criminals. They said that while Maryland requires newly purchased firearms to be registered, studies suggest it would be more effective... (

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