Key U.S. Lawmakers Back Gun Buy Record Check Plan

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http://www.nytimes.com/2003/09/26/politics/26GUNS.html An unusual bipartisan group in Congress has agreed on a deal to provide more than $1.1 billion to help prevent felons, illegal immigrants and others from buying guns, the New York Times reports. The measure could represent the most significant gun safety initiative approved by Congress in seven years. On a rare subject of agreement, gun rights backers like Michigan House Democrat John Dingell and gun control advocates believe that the F.B.I.'s . . .

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