Gun Safety Group Decries Lack of Federal Cases

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http://www.nytimes.com/2003/05/14/politics/14GUNS.html The Justice Department and a private group are disputing the reach of the Bush administration's stepped-up prosecution of gun crimes. Americans for Gun Safety says in a study being issued today that only 2 percent of federal gun crimes resulted in prosecutions, the New York Times reports. Justice Department officials said they had made a "dramatic" increase of 32 percent in prosecuting gun crimes since Attorney General John Ashcroft took office in 2001. Law . . .

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