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Supervisors To Outlaw Sale Of .50-Caliber Sniper Rifles

Wednesday, August 13, 2003

Over the objection of gun advocates, Contra Costa supervisors concerned about a terrorism threat took the first step Tuesday toward banning the sale of powerful .50-caliber sniper rifles in the county`s unincorporated areas.

Read Original at: Contra Costa Times

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