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Gun-Ban Vote An Assault On Common Sense

Thursday, January 15, 2004

He thought he had a full-fledged emergency on his hands. The federal ban on assault weapons is set to expire in September - and unless Maine acts quickly to enact its own ban, warns Sen. Ethan Strimling, D-Portland, "there will be the sale of assault weapons on the streets of Maine."

Read Original at: Portland Press Herald

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