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Police Challenge Gun Control Advocates On Ballistic Fingerprinting

Wednesday, October 30, 2002

Even before two suspects had been captured in connection with the murders of 10 people and the wounding of three others in the Washington, D.C. area, gun control advocates claimed a national registry of so-called "ballistic fingerprints" was needed to solve such crimes. They also claimed law enforcement supported the idea. But new information made public Monday challenged those claims.

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