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2 August 2000

Associated Press

WASHINGTON — President Clinton on Wednesday commended a state ballot initiative to close what critics complain is a gun show loophole in Colorado — and then scolded Congress for failing to pass gun safety legislation. "Colorado voters can now do what Congress has failed to do: close a deadly loophole that allows criminals, juveniles and other restricted persons to buy guns at gun shows with no questions asked," Clinton said. "Congress should heed the voices of... (

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