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D.C. passes gun law, but House looms

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

The D.C. Council approved emergency legislation Tuesday that would legalize semi-automatic handguns in the District and ease storage requirements for gun owners, while the Democrat-led Congress took steps to trump the city`s home-rule authority and set its own terms for relaxed gun ownership in the nation`s capital.

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