Hatch Seeks To OK Privately Owned Handguns in D.C.

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A2789-2003Jul16.html?nav=hptop_tb Orrin Hatch, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, wants Washington, D.C., residents to be able to own handguns legally. His proposal revives a pitched debate over gun control in a city with some of the toughest restrictions in the nation, the Washington Post says. A bill introduced Tuesday by the Utah Republican would repeal the District's ban on handguns, end strict requirements for ammunition and other firearms, and lift . . .

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